CHARIS NEW MODERATOR
Vatican, May 7th 2021
The Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has appointed Pino SCAFURO as CHARIS Moderator ad interim, effective immediately until the celebration of the General Assembly.
Was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1965. He is married with Carina, has 2 children, Dante and Caterina. He graduated in Psychology, with a specialization in Pastoral Counseling, Transactional Analysis and Logotherapy. He is an industrial entrepreneur.
1984: First contacts with the Catholic Charismatic Renewal and in 1985 he receives the Baptism in the Holy Spirit.
1988: Member of the Charismatic Covenant Community “Convivencia con Dios”
1996 – 2002: Diocesan Coordinator of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal of San Martín.
2003: Founding Member of CRECES (Renewed Communion of Evangelicals and Catholics in the Holy Spirit).
2003 – 2009: Regional Coordinator of the CCR of Buenos Aires
2006 – 2010: Coordinator of the Complementary Formation Program of Buenos Aires
2007 – 2013: Member of the Executive Council of the Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowships
2011 – 2016: Archdiocesan Coordinator of the Charismatic Renewal of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires
2012 – 2018: Regional Coordinator of the Charismatic Renewal of the Buenos Aires Region
2012 – 2021: Member of the Department of Laity, Family and Life of the Bishops’ Conference of Argentina.
2013 – 2018: Vice-President of the Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowships
2015: Member of the Executive Board of DIALOGO CIUDADANO- Relations between civil, political and trade associations.
2015 – 2021: Responsible for the Bureau of Movements, Associations and New Communities of the Bishops’ Conference of Argentina.
2017: Appointed by the Holy Father Francis, together with Michelle Moran, Julia Torres and Oreste Pesare, to constitute a new unique service for the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, later called CHARIS.
2020: Member of the Commission of Politics and Interreligious Dialogue – Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Argentina.
2020: Active Member of ALPHA
2019 – 2021: Member of the International Service of Communion of CHARIS.