Angelo Scola

Angelo Scola

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Angelo Scola

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Angelo Scola (born 7 November 1941) is an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church, philosopher and theologian. He is currently the Archbishop of Milan since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI on 28 June 2011. He had previously served as Patriarch of Venice since 2002. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 2003.

Early life and ordination

Scola was born in Malgrate, Lombardy to Carlo Scola, a truck driver, and Regina Colombo. He was the younger of two sons; Pietro, his elder brother, died in 1983. He attended high school at the Manzoni Lyceum in Lecco, where he participated in the youth movement Gioventù Studentesca (Student Youth).

He studied philosophy at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan from 1964 to 1967, obtaining his doctorate with a dissertation on Christian philosophy. During this time served as Vice-President and thereafter President of the Milanese diocesan chapter of the Federazione Universitaria Cattolica Italiana, the university student wing of Catholic Action.

Following study at the Saronno and Venegono seminaries in Milan, Scola was ordained to the priesthood on July 18, 1970 in Teramo by Bishop Abele Conigli of Teramo-Atri.


He then attained a second doctorate in theology from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. He wrote his dissertation on the works of St. Thomas Aquinas. An active collaborator in the Communion and......
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