Marcellino D’Ambrosio, PhD

About Marcellino D’Ambrosio, PhD

Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio, also known as “Dr. Italy,” holds an MA and PhD in historical theology from Catholic University of America and is known for delivering profound Catholic truths in understandable and relevant terms. In addition to teaching for CDU, Dr. D’Ambrosio has been a professor at the International Catholic University, Ave Maria University, University of Dallas and Loyola College in Maryland.

Dr. D’Ambrosio is the director of and regularly discusses the Catholic faith on secular and Catholic TV and radio. His scholarly work has been published in the theological journal Communio. Dr. D’Ambrosio is a New York Times best-selling author for his Guide to the Passion: 100 Questions about the Passion of the Christ and an Amazon best-selling author for his book When the Church was Young: the Voice of the Early Fathers. Most recently, he has contributed to the immensely popular video Bible Studies by Ascension Press, Jesus the Way, the Truth and the Life and What We Believe: the Beauty of the Catholic Faith.

MA Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
PhD (historical theology), Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Area of Teaching Specialization: Theology

Course Level: Graduate

Courses Taught: THEO 503 The Catholic Theological Tradition; THEO 510 Revelation and Faith: Fundamental Theology; THEO 552 Sacraments and Liturgy; THEO 598 Holy Land: The Fifth Gospel; THEO 599 Italy: Crossroads of Christianity

Languages: fluent in Spanish, conversant in Italian, reading proficiency in French

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