News & Events

Professor Frank Clooney

Jesus, the End Time, and Donald Trump

November 14, 2016

Professor Frank Clooney, director of the Center for the Study of World Religion, writes about the outcome of the recent presidential election and says that Jesus teaches us to stand firm in times of crisis.

Fear Among Some Immigrants

Fear Among Some Immigrants

November 10, 2016

As for the United States-Mexico relationship, Trump’s presidency poses a serious risk to the advances made during the Obama years, says Davíd Carrasco, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America.

Voting booth

Divinity School Students and Staff Debate Mass. Ballot Questions

November 8, 2016

A group of Divinity School students and staff exchanged differing opinions on the Massachusetts referendum questions on charter school expansion and the legalization of marijuana during a "Religion in the News" event at the Center for the Study of World Religions.

Green Burial

Clooney: Pondering the Meaning of Catholic Burials

November 7, 2016

CSWR director Francis X. Clooney, S.J., writes that, with some imagination, we may be able to find ways to celebrate at death the restoration of the body to the cosmos of which we are all part, without intending any disrespect for the mystery of Christian resurrection.