Father Jordan Aumann, O.P. is an American Dominican from the Central Province. He has taught for years in Rome at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, and was a Consultor to the Sacred Congregations "for the clergy and Catechetics" and "for Evangelization." Aumann is a renowned author and translator, and former editor of The Priest. He is also the author of Spiritual Theology (Sheed & Ward, London) and Christaina Spirituality in the Catholic Tradition (Sheed & Ward, London). His taped lectures on spiritual topics are available from Ave Maria Press. Fr. Aumann is presently stationed at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C.

     His most recent publication is his translation of "When a Pope Asks Forgiveness. The Mea Culpa's of John Paul II" by Luigi Accattoli, Pauline Publications, 1997.