Antonio Spadaro, S.J.

Italy, 1966

Father Antonio Spadaro S.J. is an Italian Jesuit priest. In 1988, he entered the Society of Jesus, and in 1998 he joined the community of the Jesuits’ biweekly review La Civiltà Cattolica, of which he has been editor-in-chief since 2011. In 2014, he published his most influential book Cybertheology, which addresses the way in which the digital revolution and the internet changed the way we think about faith and our understanding of revelation, grace, liturgy, the sacraments, and other classical theological themes. Father Spadaro is Consultor at the Pontifical Council for Culture and ordinary member of the Pontifical Academy of Fine Arts and Letters of the Virtuosi at the Pantheon. In 2013, he published the first interview with Pope Francis. He also published a wide range of volumes of literary and theological criticism in dialogue with contemporary culture.