Julián Carrón

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Julián Carrón
ChurchCatholic Church
Personal details
Birth nameJulián Carrón
Born25 February 1950
Navaconcejo, Spain
ResidenceMilan, Italy
OccupationCommunion and Liberation Leader
Alma materComillas Pontifical University

Julián Carrón (Navaconcejo, Spain, 25 February 1950) is a Spanish Catholic priest, and theologian and the current leader of the Italian Communion and Liberation movement.[1]

Personal Life[edit]

Julián Carrón was born in 1950 in Navaconcejo (Cáceres, Spain).

He entered Madrid’s Conciliar Seminary, where he completed his secondary studies about theological.

He was ordained a priest in 1975 while he was specializing in Sacred Scripture at the Comillas Pontifical University. He is lecturer at the Complutense University of Madrid.

He obtained a doctorate in Theology from the Facultad de Teología del Norte de España, in Burgos, in 1984. He is a member of the editorial committee of Studia Semitica Novi Testamenti. He is the Director of Madrid’s San Justino Institute of Classical and Eastern Philology.

During the 1990s, he gave lessons at New York University, the Catholic University of America, the John Paul II Institute, and the University of San Francisco.[citation needed] In addition to numerous articles in various journals, he published El Mesías manifestado.

He was a professor of Catholic Religion, and in charge of pastoral care at the Colegio Arzobispal de la Inmaculada y San Dámaso (Madrid), of which he was rector from 1987 to 1994.

Communion and Liberation Leadership[edit]

Julián Carrón was promoted to Communion and Liberation movement New Leader in 2005 in Milan, Italy where he moved to. Since the academic year 2004-2005, he has been professor of Introduction to Theology at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan. On 29 March 2014, at the end of his term, Fr. Julian Carron was re-elected by the Diakonia as the President of the Fraternity of CL for the next six years. On September 2015, he wrote the book La bellezza disarmata (Disarming Beauty), published in 2017 in the United States by the University of Notre Dame Press as part of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture's "Catholic Ideas for a Secular World" series.


  1. ^ "JULIÁN CARRÓN: "Faltan cristianos que estén presentes en toda la vida social"". ABC. 19 March 2005. Retrieved 14 July 2010.