WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- Notes on church-state affairs: Sri Lanka. Hendon, David W.; Kennedy, James M. // Journal of Church & State;Spring97, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p387
Reports on the Roman Catholic Church's condemnation of Sri Lankan theologian Tissa Balasuriya for heresy and excommunicated him. Charges that Balasuriya had embraced a relativism and challenged the doctrines of original sin and the Immaculate Conception.
- Balasuriya told no appeal possible. Malcolm, Teresa // National Catholic Reporter;2/7/97, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p9
Reports on a Vatican announcement that excommunicated Sri Lankan theologian Tissa Balasuriya has no right to appeal because the action against him was approved by Pope John Paul II. Details of Balasuriya's appeal to the Apostolic Signature, the Vatican's supreme court.
- Balasuriya, supporters appeal to tribunal. Schaeffer, Pamela // National Catholic Reporter;02/14/97, Vol. 33 Issue 15, p14
Reports on Oblate Fr. Tissa Balasuriya's claim that the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature is still considering his case. Balasuriya's claim that he was denied due process by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith when he was declared excommunicated in early January 1997;...
- Struggle toward peace in Sri Lanka. Heim, S.M. // Christian Century;9/10/86 - 9/17/86, Vol. 103 Issue 30, p766
Describes the efforts of Father Tissa Balasuriya to reconcile the conflict between the Sinhalese Buddhists and Tamil Hindus in Sri Lanka. History of conflict; Strategies for reconciliation.
- Balasuriya: Restitution for colonial era is due. MacEOIN, GARY // National Catholic Reporter;01/22/99, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p14
Discusses the views of Oblate Father Tissa Balasuriya on the restitution for Colonial era. Equilibrium upset by Western Europe; Opposition of Balasuriya on the celebration of Jubilee 2000, the observance proposed by Pope John Paul II; Role of Christian churches in world disequilibrium;...
- Curran welcomes Balasuriya to theological outcast status. // National Catholic Reporter;2/7/97, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p5
Presents the open letter written by Charles Curran, Elizabeth Scurlock University Professor of Human Values at the Souther Methodist University, to Father Tissa Balasuriya of Sri Lanka who was excommunicated by the Vatican. Signing of the Credo of Paul VI; Church's inhumane treatment of...
- Fr. Tissa Balasuriya: a loving and gentle rebel. FERNANDO, RUKI // National Catholic Reporter;2/1/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p7
An obituary for Sri Lanka-based theologian and human rights activist Tissa Balasuriya is presented.
- A conclave evening with Tissa. // National Catholic Reporter;4/29/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 26, p2
This article presents information about the meeting of the author with Sri Lankan theologian Fr. Tissa Balasuriya in Rome, the night before Pope Benedict XVI was elected. The transition from one pope to the next was one reason that Tissa Balasuriya was in town. He had invited the author to meet...
- More Asian representation needed. Malcolm, Teresa // National Catholic Reporter;02/20/98, Vol. 34 Issue 16, p8
Reports that the International Catholic Movement for Intellectual and Cultural Affairs-Pax Romana says the lack of Asian representation in Vatican bodies appears to have contributed to misunderstandings in the case of Sri Lankan Oblate Tissa Balasuriya. Cause of the excommunication of...