Marcos Gregorio McGrath: His Initial Contributions to the “Bridge Theology” of Pope Francis

The Second Vatican Council has a special significance in Latin America. This is especially true due to the influence of Gaudium et Spes (The Church in the Modern World). This began at the Medellín Conference (1968) when Bishop Marcos Gregorio McGrath pointed to this influence through his keynote address, “The Signs of the Times.” Bishop […]

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About Robert S. Pelton, CSC

Father Robert S. Pelton, a retired professor at Notre Dame University, served as a peritus to Cardinal Leo Suenens at Vatican II and ministered in Chile from 1964-1971. He was the founding director of Latin American/North American Church Concerns at Notre Dame (1985-2017) and in 2012 produced the film Monseñor: The Last Journey of Oscar Romero.