Archives for October 25, 2010

Liberation theology

Recently the Vatican silenced El Salvadoran liberation theologian Jon Sobrino (as it has others such as Leonardo Boff in the past).  One reason made public is that priests are not supposed to participate in politics.  I can certainly understand such a policy in terms of clergy not campaigning or running for public office.  (The Vatican earlier forced Father John Drinan to resign from the U.S. Congress because of this policy.)  As an advocate of separation of church and state this policy makes sen … [Read more...]