Charles Curran was once the best-known Catholic priest in the United States. His headline-grabbing dismissal from the Catholic University of America (CUA) in 1986 after the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) found him unfit to teach Catholic theology made him virtually a household name. Curran’s firing was the climax to a protracted series of struggles wit (...)
September 08, 2006
Loyal DissentMemoir of a Catholic TheologianCharles E. CurranGeorgetown University Press, $26.95, 280 pp.
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