Ambrogio Bongiovanni is Professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University and Director of the Centre for Interreligious Studies of the same University. He is Consultor of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue of the Vatican and President of the MAGIS Foundation a work of the Euro–Mediterranean Province of the Jesuits. He lived in India with his wife and children for a few years where he was visiting researcher at the Jawaharlal Nehru University and worked at the United Nations. He taught in other universities and is author of several publications.