Dec 15, 2008 The Pope on "Herr Professor"
Everyone might've wanted to see Benedict XVI during his three days in New York last April... but there was one person the pontiff himself was especially keen to have some time with.
Dec 12, 2008 Cardinal Avery Dulles, S.J., RIP
Cardinal Avery Dulles, a Jesuit, a scion of one of America’s most prominent political families, and widely considered a giant of 20th century Catholic theology in the United States, has died at the age of 90.
Dec 12, 2008 Cardinal Avery Dulles passes away at Fordham
This morning, on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Cardinal Avery Dulles died at the age of 90 at Murray-Weigel Hall, located at Fordham University in New York.
Dec 12, 2008 Cardinal Avery Dulles, Theologian, Is Dead at 90
Cardinal Avery Dulles, a scion of diplomats and Presbyterians who converted to Roman Catholicism, rose to pre-eminence in Catholic theology and became the only American theologian ever appointed to the College of Cardinals, died today died Friday morning at Fordham University in the Bronx. He was 90.
Sept 03, 2008 Cardinal Avery Dulles at 90
His body ravaged by the post-polio syndrome that's left him unable to communicate, but with his mind still said to be sharp as ever, the Fordham Jesuit community hosted an intimate 90th birthday celebration last week for its own Cardinal Avery Dulles.
Sept 02, 2008 Kardinal Avery Dulles wird 90
Kardinal Avery Dulles wird am Sonntag 90. Erst im April hatte sich Dulles als langjähriger Professor der New Yorker Jesuiten-Universität Fordham verabschiedet. Er ist der erste Amerikaner, der in Würdigung seines theologischen Werkes zum Kardinal ernannt wurde (2001). Dulles verfasste 22 Bücher und erhielt mehr als 30 Ehrendoktorate.
Jun 07, 2008 The nobility of Cardinal Dulles
If the United States had a nobility, Avery Dulles would have been born into it. His great-grandfather, John W. Foster, and his great-uncle, Robert Lansing, both served as Secretary of State. So did his father, John Foster Dulles, who also negotiated the post-World War II peace treaty with Japan.
Sept 28, 2007 Cardinal Avery Dulles speaks on the meaning of dialogue between Catholics
Catholics who disagree over matters of faith should respectfully dialogue with each other on the common ground of Jesus Christ; however, they should not reject church teachings, said Jesuit Cardinal Avery Dulles during the annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Lecture given Sept. 18 at Elmhurst College.
Jun 20, 2007 Cardinal Dulles Offers Insights Into Ecclesiology of Pope
Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., called Pope Benedict XVI a leader who maintains a great sense of the continuity of tradition within the Catholic church and its original teachings, and who seeks to “preserve and apply” those teachings through his papal role, at a lecture on the “Ecclesiology of Pope Benedict XVI,” held June 2, on the Rose Hill campus.
Mar 23, 2007 Young Catholics and Faith
Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., Fordham’s Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society, told an audience of Upper East Side parishioners that young Catholics today have an “openness” to their faith, but that they struggle to make a commitment to it because the modern world pulls them in so many directions.
Dec 21, 2006 Cardinal Dulles Lectures on Ignatian Message for 21st Century
Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., delivered the 36th McGinley Lecture to a capacity crowd at Fordham Preparatory School’s Leonard Theatre on November 29. Cardinal Dulles was introduced by Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham, and spoke to an audience including Peter Gerety, former archbishop of Newark and Thomas Daily, former bishop of Brooklyn.
Jun 24, 2006 Avery Dulles, S.J. - American Theologian and Cardinal
The weather in Rome was beautiful in February, a welcome break from an especially dreary New York winter. The setting and the splendor of the occasion could not have been surpassed: the steps of St. Peter’s Basilica, where Pope John Paul II welcomed 44 new cardinals into the highest ranks of the Catholic Church.
Jun 24, 2006 Avery Cardinal Dulles Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Ordination
Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham, celebrated the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood with a Mass of Thanksgiving on Thursday, May 25, in the University Church. He was ordained a priest by Francis Cardinal Spellman (a 1911 graduate of Fordham) in the University Church in 1956, and was elevated to the College of Cardinals by Pope John Paul II in February 2001.
Apr 22, 2006 Cardinal affirms Catholic lay mission to serve
Laypeople are called to serve the church's mission, both by ministry within the church and by apostolate to the world, U.S. Cardinal Avery Dulles said in a lecture March 29.
Apr 04, 2006 Cardinal sees signs of vitality in church
Cardinal Avery Dulles believes that while people in Europe seem to have lost interest in religion, American Catholics by and large are content in their church, and parish life appears to be vital and vibrant.
Jan 16, 2006 Cardinal Dulles Explores Pope’s View on Vatican II
In the 40 years since the conclusion of the Second Vatican Council, Pope Benedict’s views of this landmark event have remained fundamentally consistent, but there are instances where his theology has evolved, said Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., during the Fall McGinley Lecture on Oct. 25 at the Leonard Theatre on Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus.
Oct 03, 2005 Seminary dinner to honor Dulles
The seventh annual fundraising dinner at St. Joseph's Seminary in Yonkers will honor Cardinal Avery Dulles, the first American theologian to be named to the College of Cardinals.
Sept 18, 2004 Dismissal from Priesthood Is a Complex Issue
In a Times article, Cardinal Dulles cautioned: "The issue of dismissal from the priesthood is complex and contentious. Theologically speaking, anyone who is ordained remains a priest forever."
Sept 18, 2004 Cardinal Dulles calls clergy sex scandal a media beat-up
US Jesuit Cardinal Avery Dulles has said that the current clergy sex abuse scandal is an "American media creation" that "does not rise to the level of historical church crises such as the Gregorian revolution in the 12th century or the Protestant reformation of the 16th century."
Sept 12, 2004 Card. Dulles on the Old Mass
“If there be anyone who contends that in order to be converted to the Catholic faith one must be first attracted by the beauty of the liturgy, he will have me to explain away."