VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis last month named Redemptorist Father Réal Tremblay president of the Pontifical Academy of Theology. He is professor emeritus of fundamental moral theology at the Alphonsian Academy.
Born in Metabetchouan, Quebec, Canada, Father Tremblay was a student of Joseph Ratzinger in the 1970s and earned his doctorate in dogmatic theology in 1975 from the University of Regensburg, Germany.
The Pontifical Academy of Theology was founded in Rome and received its first statutes from Pope Clement XI in 1718. Its mission is to promote dialogue between faith and reason and deepen Christian doctrine, following the indications of the Holy Father. It also aims to better understand...READ MORE