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Walter Cardinal Kasper

Walter Cardinal Kasper - May 1, 2014

The Message of Mercy and Its Importance Today
Cardinal Kasper speaks on the topic of his newly translated book Mercy: The Essence of the Gospel and the Key to Christian Life (Paulist Press, 2014)

Kieran Kavanaugh, O.C.D.

Kieran Kavanaugh, O.C.D. - March 6, 2010

Carmelite Authors 101: St. Theresa of Avila
This lecture explores the faith story of the 16th century Spanish Carmelite, Teresa of Avila.

M. Cathleen Kaveny

M. Cathleen Kaveny - April 6, 2015

Why Libertarianism Isn't Liberal
This address is from "Panel 1: Libertarianism, Society and Culture" from the Fourth Annual Dean's Colloquium on Religion and Public Culture addressing the political, theological, and legal issues raised by libertarianism from a Catholic context.

M. Cathleen Kaveny

M. Cathleen Kaveny - April 20, 2016

Theology of Pope Francis:
Real Reform or Window Dressing?
While Pope Francis has clearly attracted a ready ear among the Catholic faithful, his efforts to extend a more compassionate message to those who have been alienated from the faith and bring them back to the Church has generated a surprising amount of resistance among the hierarchy.  This conversation addresses some of the issues raised by American bishops, who in many respects are his chief critics.

Melissa M. Kelley

Melissa M. Kelley - April 14, 2011

Healing Through Pastoral Care
This presentation looks anew at the ministry of pastoral care and its capacity for facilitating healing.

Melissa M. Kelley

Melissa M. Kelley - November 6, 2015

Loss, Change, and Resilience in Communities of Faith
This Ministry Renewal Day reflects on the role of resilience in personal and communal lives, considers resilience through a theological lens, and suggests strategies to foster and sustain resilience in individuals and in faith communities.

Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan

Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan - March 20, 2012

Is the Pen or Collective Song more Powerful than the Sword? African American Spirituals Engaging Scripture
This presentation provides an overview of African American Spirituals, their connection with Scripture, and how they served as transformative bolsters of courage and faith.


Anne Marie Kitz - March 26, 2014

Angels, Demons, Cain, and the Madness of King Saul
This lecture examines  “The Spirit/Breath of God,” and the so-called “Lurker,” to determine their relationship with Yahweh.  Are they angels?  Are they demons? Or are they something else?

Paul F. Knitter

Paul F. Knitter - October 7, 2010

Economic Development and Interreligious Dialogue
This lecture explores how religious beliefs and practices may have a profound effect on socioeconomic structures and developments.