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Marcelo SANCHEZ SORONDO Chancellor, The Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, Vatican City

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1968 Ordination to a Priest
1976 Graduation, Philosophy, Perugia University
1976-1982 Lecturer in the History of Philosophy, Pontifical Lateran University, Vatican City
1978 PhD, sacred theology, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Vatican City
1982-1998 Full Professor in the History of Philosophy, Pontifical Lateran University, Vatican City
1987-1996 Dean, Faculty of Philosophy, Pontifical Lateran University, Vatican City
since 1998 Professor of the History of Philosophy, Libera Universita Maria SS. Assunta, Rome
since 1998 Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, Vatican City
since 2001 Titular Bishop of Forum Novum, Vescovio

Memberships

Member of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas (1989)
Secretary Prelate, Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas (since 1999)
Member of the Accademia dei Georgofili (2008)
Member of the Accademia Italiana del Vino (2010)

Publications

"Justice in Potency" , in M. S. S. (ed.), Charity and Justice Among Peoples and Nations, (The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, Vatican City 2007), pp. 150-165.
"Philosophy, Science, Faith" , in M. S. S. (ed.), What is our Real Knowledge about the Human Being, (The Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican City, 2007), pp. 69-81.
"Statement on Globalization and Education" , in M. S. S. (ed.), Globalisation and Education, (W. de Gruyter, Berlin, 2007), pp. 257-285.
"Why the Concept of Brain Death is Valid as a Definition of Death" , in M. S. S. (ed.), The Signs of Death (The Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican City, 2007), pp.xxi-xxix, 388-394.

Awards

Cavaliere di Gran Croce of the Italian Republic (1999)
Official of honour of the Legion d'Honneur of France (2000)
Francesco Vito Award, Univ. Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan (2001)
Grao Mestre da Ordem de Rio Branco of Brazil (2004)
- Knight of the Republic of Chile (2006)
- Award of the International Association of Catholic Doctors (2010)