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Mark Silk

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Mark Silk is the editor of Religion in the News and founding director of The Leonard E. Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. He is also professor of religion in public life at Trinity College.  Mark Silk’s c.v.  

Archived Religion in the News articles by Mark Silk  2000-2014

 

 

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Showdown at the Bishops Synod

Showdown at the Bishops Synod

Everyone interested in the future of the Catholic church is now focused on the Synod of Bishops on the Family – the showdown in Rome between progressive forces seeking to reanimate the spirit of the Second Vatican Council and conservatives anxious to maintain the “reform of the reform” undertaken by Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI. Continue Reading

David Gibson reports on pope’s American tour

David Gibson reports on pope’s American tour

By William Winter ’18 Tight security, careful orchestration, and anticipated criticism kept Pope Francis from indulging his usual penchant for speaking off the cuff and wading into crowds, veteran religion reporter David Gibson told a lunchtime gathering of Trinity students and faculty on Tuesday, Sept. 30. But by the end of his first trip to… Continue Reading

To Print Or Not To Print

To Print Or Not To Print

At a lunchtime forum on free speech and blasphemy in the Trinity chapel February 5, a mostly student audience was told there would be a vote to determine whether to display some of the cartoons that provoked the attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Three faculty panelists then proceeded to explore the relevant legal, Islamic, and journalistic issues. Continue Reading