Paul Sullins

Fr. Paul Sullins (M.Div.; Ph.D. Catholic University 1998), a tenured Associate Professor, has written over 100 journal articles and research reports on issues of faith and culture, including analyses of the switching of religious denominations, the religious identity of religious institutions, the Human Genome Project, Catholic priests, Protestant women priests, RU-486 abortions and same-sex marriage.  His most recent book is Catholic Social Thought: American Reflections on the Compendium (Lexington).

Fr. Sullins is also the Director of the Summer Institute of Catholic Social Thought; a longtime board member of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists; a Fellow of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute; the Ignatius Loyola Fellow for Catholic Identity at the Center for the Advancement of Catholic Higher Education; Associate Pastor of the Church of Saint Mark the Evangelist, Hyattsville, Maryland; and (not least) a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus.  Formerly Episcopalian, Fr. Sullins is a married Catholic priest with an inter-racial family of three children, two adopted.

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tags: abortion and mental health
Not all abortions end an unwanted pregnancy, and that makes a difference to the women

The gay gene myth has been exploded
3 Sep 2019 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: gay gene, homosexuality
If the gay gene does not exist, how can LGBT supporters maintain that tolerance of homosexual behaviour requires intolerance of heterosexual behaviour?

A sociologist looks at the Catholic sex abuse crisis
24 Aug 2018 | ABOVE |  
tags: Catholic Church, sexual abuse
Bishops need to regain the trust of their flock

The history and significance of the wedding cake
31 Jan 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: marriage, same-sex marriage, weddings
The familiar ritual of cutting the cake embodies deep and powerful symbols

Fact-checking the fact-checkers
28 Aug 2015 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: fact-checking campaigns, same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting
Do children do best when they have a father and a mother? The Conversation says No. An American expert says Yes.

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