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Portrait of William Kelley

William Kelley was the corecipient of the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the movie Witness. Born on Staten Island, N.Y., Kelley served in the Air Force in the late 1940s. He spent three years studying for the priesthood in the 1950s. Not surprisingly, his books and screenplays often deal with religious themes.

Portrait of Thomas Kelly

Thomas M. Kelly, Ph.D. is Professor of Theology and Director of Academic Service-Learning at Creighton University as well as Immersion Coordinator for the Ignatian Colleagues Program.  Dr.

Portrait of Michael Kennedy

Michael Kennedy is pastor of the Dolores Mission Parish in East Los Angeles and an author of books on Christian meditation and Jesus.

Portrait of Annemarie S. Kidder

Rev. Annemarie S. Kidder, of Ypsilanti, Mich., holds a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology and New Testament Literature from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Her previous works include the (academic discount) Women, Celibacy, and the Church.

Portrait of Rabbi Leon Klenicki

Rabbi Leon Klenicki was a renowned scholar, theologian, and interfaith pioneer. The Anti-Defamation League’s longtime director of Interfaith Affairs and co-Liaison to the Vatican, Klenicki received many awards for his work, and was made a papal knight of the Order of St. Gregory the Great by Pope Benedict XVI. Klenicki died in 2009.

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.

a graduate of the University Center for Journalism Education in Strasbourg and the University of Birzeit, is a journalist in Palestine and co-director of the youth development department of Caritas Jerusalem.

Laurence Freeman OSB is a monk of the Olivetan Benedictine Congregation of Monte Oliveto Maggiore and Director of The World Community for Christian Meditation. Freeman was born in England in 1951 where he was educated by the Benedictines and studied English Literature at Oxford University.

Father John Markey, OP, is an Associate Professor of Theology and the Director of the PhD program in Contemporary Spirituality at Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas. He received his PhD from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.

Portrait of Irene Martin

Irene Martin is a fisher, writer and Episcopal priest. She and her husband Kent have fished for salmon in the Pacific Northwest for more than two decades. For her work in preserving local and regional history, she was awarded the Washington Governor's Heritage Award in 2000.