Marco Gallo

Marco Gallo

Marco Gallo

He graduated in Philosophy (University La Sapienza, Rome). He specialised in the role that Italian Catholics played in the cooperative “associationism” that emerged after World War II. He is the Director of the Pontifical Course “John Paul II, Benedict XVI, Francis” of the Catholic University of Argentina. As a member of the community of San’tEgidio, he works on the evangelisation of and on the closeness to the different aspects of urban and marginal poverty, and on the ecumenical and interreligious dialogue, particularly with Islam. He has written several studies and essays on the figure of the Polish Supreme Pontiff and on the Pope Francis. He has also written a number of articles and essays about the presence of Muslims in the Southern Cone.