Research line: Theology, Values and Social Dynamics (TVSD)

Born on 6 May 1950 in São Miguel Island, Azores, he is a member of the Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Dehonians). He studied at the Coingregalção Congregation's seminaries and the Institute of Higher Education of Theological Studies. He earned a first degree in Theology at UCP - Portuguese Catholic University, a first degree in Philosophy at Lisbon University and a PhD at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome. He is full professor at the Faculty of Theology, UCP.