The Holy Father Pope Francis has appointed Fr Bruno Esposito as a consulter in the Congregation for the Clergy. Fr Bruno is of the Roman Province of St Catherine of Siena and currently a Professor in the Faculty of Canon Law of the Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) Rome.
He has been working in the same dicastery since 2012 as a Commissioner in the Special Commission for the handling of cases of dispensation from the obligations of the diaconate and the priesthood.
In addition to his latest appointment, Fr Esposito is also a Consulter and Commissioner at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the Legal Secretary for Supreme Tribunal of Apostolic Signatura.
Fr Esposito was born at Terracina, Italy. He joined the Dominican Order and made his first profession in the Order in 1980. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1986.
(05 April 2017)