Prayer Offering and World Religious Forum II


Reconciliation and Solidarity among Religions

Archbishop Joseph Pittau, S. J.

Secretary of the Holy See Department for Catholic Education

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Archbishop Joseph Pittau, S.J., born in Villacidro, Italy in 1928 . Studied philosophy at the University of Barcelona, Spain, theology at Sophia Univ., Tokyo, and political science at Harvard Univ. from which he obtained the Ph.D. (1963). Professor, Sophia Univ. (1966-1981). President, Sophia Univ. (1968-1981). Rector, Pontifical Gregorian Univ., Rome (1992-1998). Chancellor, Pontifical Academy of Sciences and Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences(1997-1998), and so on. Since 1998, Secretary of the Holy See Department of Catholic Education, Consecrated Archbishop of Castro di Sardegna.