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Canon Law: A Comparative Study with Anglo-American Legal Theory

John J. Coughlin, O.F.M.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195372977
eISBN:
9780199871667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372977.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book explores the canon law of the Roman Catholic Church from a comparative perspective. The Introduction to the book presents historical examples of antinomian and legalistic approaches to ... More


What Is Catholic about the Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis?

Robert A. Orsi

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0022
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter explores a question often asked about survivors of clerical sexual abuse: do they remain Catholic? Such a question, this chapter argues, fails to account for the complex reality. ... More


Containment and Contagion: The Gender of Sin in Contemporary Catholicism

Maya Mayblin

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter concerns the contradiction in modern Catholicism that women can be God-like but not priest-like. Drawing on research into the Roman Catholic Women Priest movement, it explores how this ... More


Beyond Betrayal: The Priest Sex Abuse Crisis, the Voice of the Faithful, and the Process of Collective Identity

Patricia Ewick and Marc W. Steinberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226644127
eISBN:
9780226644431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226644431.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

On January 6, 2002 the Boston Globe published a reports on the Catholic Church cover up of sexual abuse by priests. The banner headline told a tragic story that would, in its basic plot, be repeated ... More


The Secularization of Sin and the New Geo-Religious Politics of the Vatican

Massimo Franco

in Secularism, Catholicism, and the Future of Public Life: A Dialogue with Ambassador Douglas W. Kmiec

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190205423
eISBN:
9780190205454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205423.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that the new millennium began with Christian voices in Europe as primarily intolerant ones, claiming a “Western identity” that was more ethnic and nationalistic than religious. ... More


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