Father Matthew Lamb, influential American theologian, dies at 80

Ave Maria, Fla., Jan 12, 2018 / 11:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Matthew Lamb, the Cardinal Maida Chair of Theology at Ave Maria University, died early Friday morning, the university announced. A fitting conclusion to a life dedicated to education and a teaching career of 45 years, Lamb died in the company of two graduate students, who were keeping a prayer vigil at his bedside.

He died after a brief illness caused by pulmonary fibrosis. Lamb was 80 years old. Officials at Ave Maria University report that in the days leading to his death, he spoke …read more

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