The Rev. Hans Zollner, a Jesuit priest, is president of the Centre for Child Protection at Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. He also serves on the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors and helped organize the February 2019 Summit on the Protection of Minors.
Andrea Tornielli serves as editorial director for the Vatican Dicastery for Communication.
Cardinal Charles Scicluna is the archbishop of Malta and an expert on the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse crisis. He has been involved in reform efforts around the world and helped organized the February 2019 summit on child sex abuse.
The Rev. Federico Lombardi is a Catholic priest and president of the Ratzinger Foundation. He served as director of the Holy See press office from 2006 to 2016.
Tomás Insua is the co-founder and executive director of the Global Catholic Climate Movement. Insua grew up in Argentina and now lives in Rome. He can be contacted through Reba Elliott, the organization’s communications director.
The Rev. Giuseppe Tanzella-Nitti is an Opus Dei priest and a professor of fundamental theology at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome. He previously was an astronomer and researcher at the Observatory of Turin in Turin, Italy. He is editor of The Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science, where he tackled the […]
The Pontifical Academy of Sciences is the scientific office of the Roman Catholic Church and is located at the Vatican. It has multiple goals, including promoting the progress of the mathematical, physical and natural sciences and the study of related epistemological questions and issues. Members include scientists, clergy and laypersons. Werner Arber is president.
Giulio Agostini currently lives in Milan and specializes in Indian Buddhism, as well as in classical Chinese, Tibetan, Sanskrit and Pali materials. Previously a faculty member at the University of California, Berkley, he continues to pursue his research and publish in about Vinaya and Hinayana literature and lay Buddhism in ancient India.
Director of the Centre for Post-Communist Studies and the Department of Political Science at Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. She researches church-state relations in European Union member states. She regularly serves as an expert witness for cases involving immigration and deportation.