Omar F. A. Gutiérrez works for the Archdiocese of Omaha as the Special Assistant to the Archbishop George J. Lucas and as the Manager of the Office of Missions & Justice. He has a background in Catholic theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome (the Angelicum) and finally from the University of Dallas where his Master’s thesis applied Cardinal Newman’s marks of the development of doctrine to Vatican II’s Dignitatis humanae.
Omar has fostered a special interest in the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church. His articles in that vein have been published in several online and print Catholic media including the National Catholic Register, The Catholic Answer and Catholic World Report. His audio series on Catholic Social Teaching with Kris McGregor for DiscerningHearts.com has been given favorable reviews by CatholicCulture.com and by leading Catholic apologists. His website is omargutierrez.com.
Most importantly, Omar is happily married and enjoys his children’s laughter.
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