After the plenary meeting of the A.C.O.H.L., which took place on March 22nd-23rd 2022 in Jerusalem, and with the positive vote of the Ordinaries of the Holy Land, in date, May 16th, 2022, the President of the Assembly H.B. Pierbattista Pizzaballa has appointed Fr. Marcelo Gallardo, IVE, Secretary-General of the Assembly of the Ordinaries of the Holy Land for a period of five years. After a transition period together with the outgoing Secretary Fr. Pietro Felet, the official handover will take place on July 1st, 2022.
CV Fr. Marcelo Gallardo IVE
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Priesthood Ordination for the Institute of the Incarnate Word (IVE).
Postgraduate in Philosophy, Rome Angelicum.
Parish Vicar, Professor of philosophy in the Diocesan Seminary and in the Religious Seminary (IVE) in San Rafael, Argentina.
Latin Patriarchal Seminary of Jerusalem (team of formators, professor, spiritual director). Professor in the Studium Theologicum Jerosolimitanum
IVE Regional Superior in the Middle East.
Center for Advanced Studies IVE in Segni-Rome.
Chancellor of the Latin Patriarchate.
IVE Provincial Superior in the Middle East.
Professor of philosophy at the Seminary of the Latin Patriarchate and in the Studium Theologicum Jerosolimitanum.
General coordinator of the “Hogar Niño Dios” home for disabled, abandoned persons or in serious need (Bethlehem). Member of the religious committee of the AOCTS
Spiritual Assessor Ordo Virginum at the Latin Patriarchate.
Secretary General AOCTS.