Ernest Pierucci, Esq. is a magna cum laude graduate of the St. Mary’s College Integral program with a Juris Doctor degree from Catholic University of America. He has participated in over 15 international conferences on Catholic Social Teaching, and served as a consultant to the Vatican on Catholic Social teaching under the pontificates of Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI. He has published numerous articles and book chapters on matters related to Catholic Social Teaching and is a former member of the Board of Visitors of Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America. Ernest is the chairman of the Board of Regents for the Albertus Magnus Institute. He has been happily married to Adrienne for 42 years; they have two sons and five grandchildren.