His Eminence, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi is a President of the Pontifical Council for Culture and of the Pontifical Commissions for the Cultural Goods of the Church and Sacred Archaeology.
Born in 1942 at Merate (Lecco), he is an expert on the Bible and biblical languages and was previously the Prefect of the Ambrosian Library of Milan. He taught Old Testament Exegesis at the Theological Faculty of Northern Italy.
His vast output includes one hundred and fifty volumes, principally on biblical matters. ... read all
THE FORMER PRESIDENT
His Eminence, Cardinal Paul Poupard, President of the Pontifical Council of Culture, is in charge of the STOQ project.
He was born on August 30, 1930 in Bouzillé, Maine-et-Loire (France). From 1958 to 1959, he was assigned to the National Center for Scientific Research and from 1959 to 1971 he was an official of the Secretary of State and Chaplain of the St. Dominic Institute in Rome. From 1971 to 1981 he was rector of the Catholic Institute of Paris and in 1979 he was elected Auxiliary Bishop to the Archbishop of Paris. ... read all