Father Enzo Fortunato /

Father Enzo Fortunato, journalist and Director of the Press Hall of the Sacred Convent of Assisi, of the monthly magazine “San Francesco Patrono d’Italia” and of the portal sanfrancesco.org.

Friar Minor of Assisi convent. He was a professor at the Pontifical University Antonianum, the Theological Institute of Assisi and the Pontifical Theological Faculty of St. Bonaventure. Spiritual father of young postulants from 1995 to 2004. He created the series ” Orientamenti formativi francescani ” published by Il Messaggero. In March 2012 for the book ” Siate amabili “, preface by Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, he received the International Journalism Award “Biagio Agnes”. For Mondadori in 2014 he published ” Vado da Francesco “.

He directs from 2005 the magazine ” San Francesco patrono d’Italia “, published by the Friars of the Sacred Convent of Assisi, that in six years of work increased from 29,000 to 100,000 copies. The magazine contains Franciscan pages translated into English and Arabic, and is also published in Chinese and braille.

He gives seminars and conferences in Italy and abroad in Franciscan studies and communication. He has been collaborator of L’Osservatore Romano and writes for Avvenire, Corriere della Sera and La Repubblica.

From June 2011 he conducts a weekly program every Saturday morning at 8:20 am on RAI 1 entitled “Tg1 Dialogue”.