Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi


Tomasi, Silvano M.  –  Archbishop, Apostolic Nuncio (1996); PhD (Fordham University, USA, 1972); Founder of the Center for Migration Studies of New York, Inc. (USA, 1966) and of The International Migration Review; Superior of the New York Province of the Missionaries of St. Charles-Scalabrinians (1976-1980); first Director of the Office of Pastoral Care of Migrants and Refugees of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (1983-1987); Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples (Vatican State, 1989-1996); Apostolic Nuncio to Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti and Observer to the African Union (1996-2003); Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva (2003-2016); Member of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (2016 to present).