Zuppi Matteo

Cardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, President of the Italian Episcopal Conference


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[1955, Rome, ITALY]

Archbishop of Bologna since 2015, he has been president of the Italian Bishops' Conference since 24 May 2022. He was parish priest in Rome, first in Trastevere and then in the eastern suburbs of the city. In 2012 he became auxiliary bishop of Rome. Since 2000 he has been ecclesiastical assistant of the Community of Sant'Egidio. In 2019 he was created cardinal by Pope Francis with the title of the Church of Sant'Egidio. His name is linked to the commitment of the Community of Sant'Egidio to peace, especially in Africa and Latin America. He is the author of studies and spiritual reflections on the challenges of our time.

[October 2022]