Massimo Faggioli, Ph.D.



"The Liturgical Reform of Vatican II and the Common Good"

Massimo Faggioli worked in the “John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies” in Bologna between 1996 and 2008 and received his Ph.D. from the University of Turin in 2002. He has studied theology at the Karl-Eberhards-Universität Tübingen (1999-2000) and has been invited to work as a post-doctoral researcher in the Faculté de Théologie et Sciences Religieuses at the Université Laval, Québec (Spring 2002). He moved to the US in 2008, where he was visiting fellow at the Jesuit Institute at Boston College between 2008 and 2009. Dr. Faggioli is now assistant professor in the Theology Department of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul (Minnesota). Among his publications:  A brief history of the “new Catholic movements” (Breve storia dei movimenti cattolici, 2008; Spanish translation 2011, English translation forthcoming); Vatican II: The Battle for Meaning (2012; Italian translation and Portuguese translation, 2013); True Reform. Liturgy and Ecclesiology in “Sacrosanctum Concilium” (Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2012; Italian translation, 2013).