The Hans Küng Affair

January 1980
America;1/5/1980, Vol. 142 Issue 1, p5
The author comments on the declaration by the Vatican that Father Hans Küng, a contemporary apologist of Christianity, could not be considered a Catholic theologian or function as such in a teaching role. The Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith made this move in an attempt to protect the unity of the church. According to the Vatican, the theological conclusions of Father Küng contradict the doctrine of the church and that he cannot be called a Catholic theologian.


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