The Archdiocese of Chicago Office for Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship and University of Saint Mary of the Lake/ Mundelein Seminary invite you to watch live as Gerhard Cardinal Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, speaks on “The Theology of Freedom:Encountering Christ at the margins of Society.”
10:00 a.m. Lecture: The Theology of Freedom: Encountering Christ at the Margins of Society
For more information, please contact Elizabeth White at (312) 534-8037 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
About Gerhard Cardinal Müller
Gerhard Cardinal Müller is Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. He serves as President of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei,” the Pontifical Biblical Commission and the International Theological Commission. He is Bishop Emeritus of Regensburg. He was created cardinal by Pope Francis in 2014.
Cardinal Müller was ordained in 1978. He served in three parishes and in two secondary schools as a religious education teacher. He qualified as professor in 1985 in Freiburg im Breisgau and the following year took up the Chair of Dogmatic theology at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, where he continues to be an honorary professor.
Since 1990, he has been a member of the Commission for Doctrine and Faith of the German Bishops’ Conference, and was also a member of the International Theological Commission from 1998 to 2003. In 1999 he was appointed as peritus (theological consultant) to the Vatican’s Synod of European Bishops. In 2001 he was a theological consultant to the International Bishops’ Synod in Rome on the subject of “The Bishop as Servant of the Gospel of Jesus Christ for World Hope.”
Cardinal Müller has published in many fields, including ecumenism, modern theology, the theology of revelation, theological hermeneutics and ecclesiology. To date he has more than 500 academic publications. Amongst the most widely known are his Katholische Dogmatik für Studium und Praxis der Theologie published by Herder (English translation forthcoming).
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