The Late, Great, John Allen

John Allen began his career as a petulant young liberal whose journalism scored points for “the good guys” (as he saw them)–see his biography of Ratzinger, for example. As he matured, he realized he needed some journalistic objectivity, and intentionally sought to distance his columns for NCR from the editorial page’s clear bias. The result,…

Evangelical Catholicism

John Allen reports on a discussion of Evangelical Catholicism at University of Dayton. The speakers all agreed it was an important movement, but weren’t agreed on what it is. All are agreed it is especially a way to talk about the energy and enthusiasm young Catholics have for their faith, and sharing it. That certainly…