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Archbishop Luis F. Ladaria, a Jesuit theologian who is currently the Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has been a professor of theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University of Rome since 1984. He was also a professor at the Comillas University in Madrid, and from 1992 to 1997 he was a member of the International Theological Commission.

Julia A. Lamm is a Professor of Theology at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where she has taught since 1989. She is a recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (Germany), and is founding Director of the Costan Lecture in Early Christianity at Georgetown.

Portrait of Jeremy Langford

Jeremy Langford is the communications director for the Chicago Province of the Society of Jesus and the author of God Moments, The Journey to Peace, and Seeds of Faith. An alumnus of the University of Notre Dame who grew up in the shadow of the Dome, Langford lives in Evanston, Illinois.

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Jim Langford is a faculty member at the University of Notre Dame and was director of the University of Notre Dame Press from 1974 to 1999. He is author of several books, including The Club’s Fan’s Book of Days, Happy Are They, and Rookie. He lives in South Bend, Indiana.

Portrait of Sue Lauber-Fleming

Sue Lauber-Fleming, RN, MA, LCSW, is a psychotherapist in private practice with her husband, Patrick Fleming, in St. Louis. She trained extensively with family therapy pioneer Virginia Satir. She has over twenty years of experience working with individuals and groups and addressing a variety of psychological problems.

Portrait of Philip F. Lawler

Philip F. Lawler is editor of Catholic World News, the first English-language Catholic news service operating on the internet, which he founded in 1995.

Born and raised in the Boston area, he attended Harvard College, graduating with honors in government in 1972. He studied political philosophy at the University of Chicago before beginning a career in journalism. 

Portrait of Keith Lewis Ph.D

Keith D. Lewis is a professor of religion at St. John’s Seminary, Camarillo. He is a frequent speaker at the Los Angeles Religion Education Congress and holds a Ph.D. from The Catholic University of America. He lives in Pasadena, California with his wife Kathryn.

Portrait of Dwight Longenecker

Fr. Dwight Longenecker is the author of Catholicism, Pure and Simple; More Christianity: Finding the Fullness of the Faith; St. Benedict and St. Therese; and ten other books on the Catholic faith. A former Anglican priest, he was received into communion with the Catholic Church and now serves as a Catholic priest. Fr.

aria Clara Lucchetti Bingemer is Brazilian. In 1975 she graduated as a journalist at the Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro where she also completed a Master in Theology. In Rome, she earned her Doctorate in Theology from the Pontificia Università Gregoriana.

Hellmut Luetzner, MD

As director of one of the world's premier fasting clinics (Kurpark-Klinik in Germany), and an internal medicine specialist, Dr. Hellmut Luetzner has supervised the fasts of thousands of patients over a period of decades.