Religion: Silencing the Outspoken

Father John Courtney Murray, S.J., is the foremost U.S. Catholic student of the intellectual problems surrounding church-state relations. His fellow Jesuit, Father Gustave Weigel. is a ranking expert on ecclesiology and ecumenicism, and a consultant to the Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity. Father Godfrey Diekmann, of St. John's Abbey in Minnesota, is a distinguished Benedictine liturgical scholar. Swiss-born Hans Küng of the University of Tübingen is one of the most exciting Catholic thinkers to emerge from Germany since World War II, and one of the select few official theologians at the Council. The...

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