Dr. Emilce Cuda, Secretary of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, The Holy See

Year Published
  • 2024
  • English

Dr. Emilce Cuda is the Secretary of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America at the Holy See. She is also an ordinary member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences and the Pontifical Academy Pro-Vita. Additionally, she is an advisor for the Latin America and Caribbean Episcopal Council (CELAM) and an adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago.

Dr. Cuda received two Honoris Causa Doctorates: in Liberal Arts from Loyola University Chicago (2023); and in Humanities from the National University of Rosario, Argentina (2022). She was a visiting professor at DePaul University (2019), Boston College (2016), and Northwestern University (2011). She was also a professor-researcher at St. Thomas

University, Texas (2020-2022); University of Buenos Aires (2017-2021); Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina (2010-2018); and Universidad Nacional Arturo Jauretche, Buenos Aires (2011-2022).

She received a PhD in Theology from the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina and specializes in Social Moral Theology. She also studied Philosophy at the University of Buenos Aires; Political Science at Northwestern University; Economics and Business at the University of Business and Social Sciences.

Dr. Cuda is a member of the research team “The future of work. Labor after Laudato Si”, at the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC); and the Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church (CTEWC).

Her last book is “To read Francisco. Theology, Political Ethics, was published at Ediciones Manantial, Buenos Aires, 2017 (Published in Italy by Bollati Boringhieri, 2018).

Finally, Dr. Cuda is a renowned international speaker at conferences, workshops, and international seminars in America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.