of Father Raniero, O.F.M.Cap.

Card. Raniero CANTALAMESSA, O.F.M.Cap.

Born in Ascoli Piceno, Italy, 22 July 1934. Religious profession in the Order of Friars Minors Capuchins in 1955, was ordained priest in 1958 and received the Baptism in the Spirit in 1977.Theology Doctor and Doctor in classical literature, has been Professor of History of Ancient Christianity at the Catholic University of Milan, member of the International Theological Commission from 1975 to 1981, and for 12 years member of the Catholic Delegation for the dialogue with the Pentecostal Churches. In 1980 he was appointed by Saint John Paul II Preacher to the Papal Household and was confirmed in that position by Pope Benedict XVI and by Pope Francis. On 28 November 2020 he was created Cardinal by Pope Francis. From 2019 to 2023, he served as Ecclesiastical Assistant to CHARIS.

“I am the good shepherd”

“I am the good shepherd”

Third Sermon – Lent 2024 Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M.Cap.   We continue our reflection on the great “I Am” sayings of Christ in the Gospel...

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Le “tre Grazie” del cristianesimo

New book by Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa

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