The Holy Father has appointed Cardinal José Tolentino de Mendonça, currently Archivist and Librarian of the Holy Roman Church, as Prefect of the Dicastery for Culture and Education.


The Holy Father has appointed as Secretary of the Dicastery for Culture and Education the Most Reverend Giovanni Cesare Pagazzi, Professor of Ecclesiology and Family Community at the Pontifical Theological Institute "John Paul II" for the Sciences of Marriage and Family in Rome.

Curriculum vitae

Msgr. Pagazzi, born in Crema (CR) on June 8th, 1965, was ordained a priest on June 23rd, 1990 for the Diocese of Lodi. After earning his Licentiate and Doctorate in Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, he taught in various Italian Faculties and ecclesiastical Institutes. Currently, among other things, he is a Professor at the "John Paul II" Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences in Rome and Deputy Director of the "Sant'Agostino" Institute of Religious Sciences in Lodi. Since October 2021, he has been a Consultor of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith.

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