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

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

CHARIS Ecclesiastical Assistant

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.

Jesus of Nazareth: a Person

Jesus of Nazareth: a Person

Fourth Sermon, Lent 2021 P. Raniero Cantalamessa OFMCap.   The Acts of the Apostles recount the following episode. On Agrippa’s arrival in...

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