Óscar Romero, Pope Francis and Liberation Theologies

This past Tuesday, February 3, the Óscar Romero Roman Catholic Church officially recognised the martyrdom of the Salvadorian Archbishop Óscar Romero. Fifteen years after he was assassinated in the middle of mass, the Pope’s decision brings Romero one step closer in being declared a Saint. While many hoped he would be declared a martyr much earlier, some suspected this process was delayed by Romero’s association with Latin American liberation theology.1 Continue reading “Óscar Romero, Pope Francis and Liberation Theologies”

‘The Catholic Church in China’ – Call for Papers

The Chinese Catholic Church:
Regional and Local Studies, Late Qing-Present
and
A Roundtable to Commemorate the
60th Anniversary of Teilhard de Chardin’s Death

Hong Kong Baptist University, 4-5 June 2015
Deadline: 30 September 2014

1. The Conference

LEWI invites panel and individual paper submissions to the international conference on ‘The Chinese Catholic Church: Regional and Local Studies, Late Qing-Present’. Interested parties are also welcome to submit proposals to ‘A Roundtable to Commemorate the 60th Anniversary of Teilhard de Chardin’s Death’. Continue reading “‘The Catholic Church in China’ – Call for Papers”