Articles by: Rev. Dr. Shanta Premawardhana

A Pledge of Solidarity

A Pledge of Solidarity

Religious leaders, and people of faith and of goodwill who gathered at the Harold Washington Public Library in Chicago, on Tuesday, April 26th, affirmed the following pledge of solidarity. Standing together with Dr. Larycia Hawkins, they committed to stand in solidarity themselves, teach their religious communities to do the same […]

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Osservatore Romano

The Pope on “An Excess of Complicated Theology”

Pope Francis, speaking to thousands of priests gathered at St. Peter’s Basilica on Maundy Thursday, warned that priests “are often blind” to those who are suffering sometimes “because of an excess of complicated theology” or “because of an excessive ‘bubbly’ spirituality, a ‘light’ spirituality.” That interesting phrase,“an excess of complicated […]

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VIDEO — At the Border of Hope: An Immersion Experience

VIDEO — At the Border of Hope: An Immersion Experience

SCUPE’s border immersion trip to Nogales, Mexico was filmed by expert videographer and master storyteller Vince Isner in this captivating video. This is a powerful demonstration of SCUPE’s educational method of Contextual Theology. Immersions challenge our preconceived ideas and abstract notions about complex questions like immigration. This video demonstrates how […]

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