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Richard Peter McBrien is an American academic and author. He is the Crowley-O’Brien professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, as well as a priest of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford. Author of several books and articles discussing Catholicism, he has also written a syndicated theological column for the Catholic press.
McBrien served as president of the Catholic Theological Society of America from 1974-1975. He was the awarded the John Courtney Murray Award for outstanding and distinguished accomplishments in theology. His two volume work, “Catholicism”, has been a source of controversy. His other works include “The Pocket Guide to the Popes”, “The Pocket Guide to the Saints”, and “101 Questions & Answers on the Church”.
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