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Fr. Hans Zollner, SJ | President

A German Jesuit, Fr. Zollner is president of the CCP. He serves as a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors and as a consultor of the Congregation for Clergy. Fr. Zollner has a doctoral degree in theology, is a psychologist and licensed psychotherapist, and is particularly interested in human formation in the training of seminarians and religious worldwide.


Msgr. Peter Beer

Msgr. Beer has doctoral degrees in theology and pedagogy. He has been a trainer, lecturer, and supervisor of child care workers and educators, as well as an honorary professor of religious education at the College of Philosophy and Theology, Benediktbeuern. Vicar General of the Archbishop of Munich and Freising until the end of 2019, he is currently Chairman of the Foundation Council of the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt.


Alessandra Campo

A native of Rome (Italy), Alessandra Campo is the CCP’s network coordinator. She received her Ph.D. in philosophy from La Sapienza University (Rome), and studied at the Humboldt Universität of Berlin. After having collaborated in research and didactics at La Sapienza’s Faculty of Philosophy, she gained expertise in the field of training for third sector organizations, public relations, and cultural events management.

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Angela Rinaldi

Angela Rinaldi, a native of Rome (Italy), is the CCP’s online learning admin. She holds a doctoral degree from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Pontifical Gregorian University, with a concentration in the social doctrine of the Church and public ethics. She completed her master’s degree in development and international cooperation sciences at La Sapienza University (Rome) and her licentiate in public ethics at the Gregorian.


Annalisa Pisu

A native of Oristano in Sardinia (Italy), Annalisa Pisu is the CCP’s Secretary. She studied foreign languages and librarianship at La Sapienza University (Rome). She’s been working at the Gregorian University since 2000 and has joined the CCP after almost 15 years of work in the Secretary of the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Institute of Spirituality.

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Carolina García Rizo

After undergraduate studies in Spain and Germany, Carolina García Rizo obtained a masters degree in international relations at the International University of Andalusia and followed post-graduate courses at the College of Europe (at the Natolin campus in Poland). She gained wide experience in the field of European politics and business through various positions within public and private institutions in Brussels (Belgium). She recently completed a masters degree in pastoral care in the context of migration.


Oriana Oliverio

Born in Italy, Oriana Oliverio has worked in the international and cultural events organization sector at Vatican City State and the Pontifical Gregorian University. She is a section leader in the Choir of the Diocese of Rome. At the CCP, she is responsible for the management of scholarships for students of academic programs offered by the Centre at the Gregorian.

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Meghan Allen

Meghan Allen, a native of Illinois, works in the CCP’s communications and P.R. development. She completed her bachelor’s degrees in political science and international studies at Loyola University Chicago and continued her studies in ecclesiastical Latin at the Pontifical Gregorian University. Currently, she is working toward completing a License in Social Institutional Communications at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross.


Sara Boehk

Sara Boehk comes from Baltimore, Maryland (USA), and has worked for the CCP since 2016. She is the website admin and copyedits many of the CCP’s English texts. She has an STL in ecclesiology from the Pontifical Lateran University (Rome).