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Resignations and Appointments, 12.04.2021

Appointment of under-secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

The Holy Father has appointed the Reverend Armando Matteo, until now visiting Professor of Fundamental Theology at the Pontifical Urban University and editor of the Urbaniana University Journal, as adjunct under-secretary Adjunct of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Curriculum vitae

The Reverend Armando Matteo was born in Catanzaro, Italy, on 21 September 1970.

He was ordained a priest on 20 December 1997 for the metropolitan archdiocese of Catanzaro-Squillace.

He holds a degree in philosophy from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan and a doctorate in theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. After carrying out various ministries in his archdiocese, he served as National Ecclesiastical Assistant of the Italian Catholic University Federation (FUCI) from 2005 to 2011 and, in 2012, National Ecclesiastical Consultant of the Italian Association of Catholic Teachers (AIMC).

He is currently visiting professor of fundamental theology at the Pontifical Urban University, editor of the Urbaniana University Journal and author of numerous publications in the field of theology.