Above image - SJ Federico Lombardi:, the current director of the Holy See Press Office. And "...Since 2001, [until 2013] Director General of the Vatican Television Center . As of 5/11/2005 Director General of Vatican Radio " - [as regard the image and duties see below links. ]
GRADUATE IN MATHEMATICS
THE POPE'S NEW SPOKESPERSON
The new spokesman for the Pope takes the place of Joaquin Navarro-Valls is Father Federico Lombardi. Born in Saluzzo in 1942, he attended high school in Turin. In addition to the inevitable degrees in Philosophy and Theology (a Jesuit!), Father Lombardi also boasts a degree in Mathematics. It is 1969, from the University of Turin.
The relationship of Father Lombardi with the scientific world also affect the family and his uncles. We do not think uncle father's side (the Father Lombardi went down in history as the mouthpiece of God for his anti-communist speeches in the 50s) as to that part of mother: Giancarlo Vallauri (1882-1957).
An engineering graduate, in Naples in 1908, Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Polytechnic of Turin, a member of the Accademia dei Lincei, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Academy of fascistissima [= hyper-fascist, super fascist] Italy, during the Fascism, in his later years (since '41 to '43), Vallauri was also president of the CNR.
[from: http://matematica-old.unibocconi.it/losapevateche/losapevate-lombardi.htm ]
Curriculum vitae of SJ Federico Lombardi,
CURRICULUM VITAE OF THE FATHER FEDERICO LOMBARDI S.I.
He was born in Saluzzo (Cuneo) , Italy on 08.29.1942 .
Training school in Turin . Middle Schools at the Institute "Social" of the Fathers
1960s. To enter the novitiate of the Province
rinese of the Society of Jesus to
Avigliana (Turin) .
From 1962 to 1965 . Philosophical Studies at the Phaco
lity philosophical " Aloisianum " of the Jesuits in
Gallarate (Varese) , concluded with a Licentiate in Philosophy .
From 1965 to 1969 . Student Assistant of the Hill
Thu university run by the Jesuits in
Turin . Degree in Mathematics at the University of Turin.
From 1969 to 1973 . Licentiate in Theology at the Theological Faculty of the Phil. - Teol .
Hochshule Jesuit St Georgen in Frankfurt am Main.
1972. Ordination to the priesthood .
From 1973 to 1977 . Member of the Board of the Writers of the " Catholic Civilization " .
1977. Vice - Director of the " Catholic Civilization " .
From 1984 to 1990 . Provincial Superior of the Italian Province of the Society of Jesus
1991 - 4/11/2005 Program Director of Vatican Radio.
Since 2001, Director General of the Vatican Television Center .
As of 5/11/2005 Director General of Vatican Radio
".....Lombardi was named program director (1991) and later general director (2005) of Vatican Radio. He was also made general director of the Vatican Television Centre in 2001; a position he held until 2013 and in which he was succeeded by Dario Edoardo Viganò......." [Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federico_Lombardi]
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