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Luis Maria Martinez

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See  Mexico City, Mexico
Term ended  February 9, 1956
Denomination  Roman Catholic Church
Role  Writer
Ordination  November 20, 1904
Installed  February 20, 1937
Nationality  Mexican
Name  Luis Martinez
Predecessor  Pascual Diaz y Barreto
Consecration  September 30, 1923
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Birth name  Luis Maria Martinez y Rodriguez
Born  June 9, 1881 Michoacan, Mexico (1881-06-09)
Died  February 9, 1956, Mexico City, Mexico
Successor  Miguel Dario Miranda y Gomez
Books  The Sanctifier, When God Is Silent: Finding Spiritual Peace Amid the Storms of Life, Secrets of the Interior Life

Luis Maria Martinez y Rodriguez (June 9, 1881 – February 9, 1956) was the Catholic archbishop of Mexico and a member of the Academia Mexicana de la Lengua ("Mexican Language Academy").

He was born in Molinos de Caballeros, Epitacio Huerta, Michoacan. A philosopher of the scholastic tradition, his focus on the ultimate nature of things led him to theology. He was also a writer of spiritual poetry.

While his traditional values provoked his criticisms of some aspects of Mexico's modernization, he always retained a special relationship with the people. He presided over the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the coronation of Our Lady of Guadalupe, declaring, "I am Zumarraga" in order to draw Mexicans who have "wandered" back to the church. He joined the Academy in 1953, and many of his sermons were translated into French, Italian, and German.

He died on February 9, 1956 in Mexico City.

References

Luis Maria Martinez Wikipedia


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