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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Rev. John J Dietzen  

Pen Name: Father John J. Dietzen

Genre: Non-Fiction


-- Rev. John J Dietzen on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Dietzen is a retired priest from Peoria, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Father John J. Dietzen, 72, has been answering questions about the Catholic faith in his newspaper column for more than 30 years, starting just after the Second Vatican Council. The Peoria priest, now officially retired, still teaches philosophy and writes a weekly column for the Peoria Journal-Star, along with his “Question Box” column that is syndicated to about 40 Catholic newspapers. He served as an editor of the Peoria diocesan paper during the Vatican II years, and has served as a pastor and as director of family ministries for the Peoria Diocese.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Catholic Q & A :
ISBN: 9780824526009. OCLC Number: 262886057

Crossroad Pub. Co.,. .

Award-winning popular book offering candid information and engaging advice that speaks to every Catholic and everyone curious about Catholicism. Questions that matter, questions that bother you, questions you have asked or never received satisfying answers to.--Page 4 of cover.