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Blogs for Maike Hickson
Dr. Maike Hickson was born and raised in Germany. She holds a PhD from the University of Hannover, Germany, after having written in Switzerland her doctoral dissertation on the history of Swiss intellectuals before and during World War II. She now lives in the U.S. and is married to Dr. Robert Hickson, and they have been blessed with two beautiful children. She is a happy housewife who likes to write articles when time permits.
Dr. Hickson published in 2014 a Festschrift, a collection of some thirty essays written by thoughtful authors in honor of her husband upon his 70th birthday, which is entitled A Catholic Witness in Our Time.
Hickson has closely followed the papacy of Pope Francis and the developments in the Catholic Church in Germany, and she has been writing articles on religion and politics for U.S. and European publications and websites such as LifeSiteNews, OnePeterFive, The Wanderer, Rorate Caeli, Catholicism.org, Catholic Family News, Christian Order, Notizie Pro-Vita, Corrispondenza Romana, Katholisches.info, Der Dreizehnte, Zeit-Fragen, and Westfalen-Blatt.
Speaking to Catholic Family News editor Matt Gaspers, the Italian prelate said that this particular cardinal is not speaking publicly 'so as not to break the Pontifical secret', but that in fact he has already broken the Pontifical secret by talking about it in private conversations.
In defense of the Church's traditional stance against contraception, this moral theologian insists: 'The use of contraception by married couples has always been considered morally illicit by the Church. Indeed, it can quite convincingly be argued that it has been infallibly taught by the Church.'
In his May 13 commencement address at Christendom College theologian Dr. John Haas called on graduates to forge 'a new Christian society' in response to the onslaught of the destructive 'gender ideology.'