Category: Dignitatis Humanae

  • See Judge Act: From John XXIII to Pope Francis

    Great to see the Synod bishops following the See Judge Act method in their work as their Mid-Term Report shows. But as we’ve seen previously, there seems to be confusion in some minds over where the method came from. So here’s recap of how the SJA made its way into Catholic social methodology. As early…

  • Influences on John Courtney Murray

    I have often wondered about the possible influence of Cardijn on the American Jesuit Fr John Courtney Murray, who was perhaps most well-known for his role in the drafting of the Vatican II Declaration on Religious Freedom, Dignitatis Humanae. Another Jesuit, Fr Joseph Komonchak confirms a general influence: “John Courtney Murray did doctoral studies in…