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Silvano Maria Tomasi


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Silvano Maria Tomasi is a Roman Catholic archbishop and currently serves as the secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. Tomasi previously served as permanent observer to the Office of the United Nations and Specialized Agencies in Geneva for over 10 years. Before this, he had been named the archbishop and nuncio to Ethiopia and Eritrea after serving as nuncio to Djibouti. Until his appointment to these posts, Tomasi served as secretary of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples. Additionally, he co-founded the Center for Migration Studies. Tomasi obtained his Ph.D. in sociology from Fordham University.
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