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Recounts the adventure of 1 of the major theologians of the Catholic Church.

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They told the trustees they wanted to avoid adverse publicity that could only further harm the university, but they strongly insisted that the decision be rescinded immediately. m. on Tuesday evening in the 450-seat McMahon Auditorium. The students, graduate and undergraduate together, formed a steering committee and leafleted the entire campus. By 7:20 the auditorium was filled to overflowing. Hunt, Quinlan, and Maguire spoke and roused the crowd, informing them of the trustees’ action despite the approval I had from my own faculty and the academic senate.

I also handed out notes (in Latin) so that the students could follow the lectures more easily. I discovered that I enjoyed teaching, but it was hard work. For the first three years I had to prepare new courses for the first time, and for each one I put together my own long introduction. But there is no better way to learn than to teach. It was an exhausting but exhilarating experience. The students’ education had been neoscholastic and pre–Vatican II. Many Beginnings ͉ 19 were receptive to the newer approaches, but others resisted strongly.

I concluded by arguing that church teaching had changed on some issues in the past and could change here as well. As the new kid on the block and with this newer approach to moral theology, I received a number of invitations to speak and teach. In the spring of 1964, through my good friend Frank Kett, Archbishop Richard Beginnings ͉ 23 Cushing of Boston invited me to give eight lectures on moral theology in a series sponsored by him for the priests of the Archdiocese of Boston. I spoke in 1963 at the national convention of the Council of Catholic Men and at the 1964 annual convention of the Canon Law Society of America, where I argued that canon law should no longer require non-Catholics marrying Catholics to promise to raise their children in the Catholic Church.

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