Anthony T. Padovano

Distinguished Professor: Literature and Philosophy


Ph.D. Theology--Gregorian University, Rome
Ph.D. Literature--Fordham University, New York
M.A. Theology--Gregorian University, Rome
M.A. Philosophy--Angelicum, Rome
M.A. Literature--New York University
B.A. Classical Languages (Latin, Greek)--Seton Hall University
B.A. Theology--Gregorian University, Rome

Lectures: Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia /New Zealand


29 Books, including 3 award winning plays; 150 articles; contributing author to 10 books; publications translated into nine languages, including Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish


Ramapo College of New Jersey (Founding Faculty Member of College in 1971)

Adjunct Theology Professor at Fordham University, NY and St.

Elizabeth College, NJ; Summer Visiting Professor: 25 American Universities

Pastor: Inclusive Community (where Catholics and Protestants worship together), United Church of Christ; Appointed Catholic Pastor, for more than thirty years.


President, CORPUS, National Association for Married Priesthood 1988-1998

Vice President, International Federation of Married Catholic Priests
(30 countries in Federation)

Corpus Ambassador

United Nations NGO “Religion Counts” (Presentations in New York City, Geneva and The Hague)

Consultant: Invited to the White House and Congressional staff meetings as a consultant for pending programs and legislation
Television: Interviews and Profiles on all major USA, European networks and print media

Pastoral: Founding President Justice and Peace Commission, Diocese of Paterson, NJ; Pastoral Minister; Retreat Leader


Who’s Who in the World

Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who in Religion
Directory of American Scholars
The Writers Directory

Dictionary of International Biography

Research Collection: Archives of Notre Dame University

“Padovano Papers”; all personal and professional papers

Congressional Record: Lifetime Achievement read into Congressional Record of

104th Congress on May 15, 1995 by Senator Bill Bradley of New Jersey