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Superior Council Board Members

Scientific Council Board Members


From 1987 to 1994, Rogério was a consultant for the company Fresh Fruit, based in São Paulo, Brazil. He consulted in the field of finances and international trade with face to face actions in: New York, Miami, Toronto, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, London, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris, Zurich, Geneva, Munich, Berlin and Tel Aviv.

Rogério was the leader of a work group involving cooperation between INEGI and INESC-Porto for the development of units to produce electric energy by cogeneration and forest biomass processing.

Rogério was also the leader of a university multidisciplinary group which created the FLD’s Structural and Structuring Manual, as well as its business model, integrated in a new economical and social paradigm that reinvests its dividends in sustained research and micro-credit programs aimed at the bottom of the social pyramid.


Portuguese Province of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists)


Represented by its Provincial Superior, which at this moment is Reverend Father António Marinho de Freitas, who has devoted his life to take care of youngsters and parish pastoral programs as well as evangelization of some villages in Portugal.


Father António Gomes Dias


Besides his theological course, Father António Gomes Dias has specialized in Pastoral and Catechetical Theology. He has also worked in the youth’s training and has been in many villages of Portugal announcing the Good News of Salvation.


Father Diamantino Dias de Almeida


Father Diamantino Dias de Almeida is the Provincial Bursar from the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer. He worked for some years in the youth’s training and participated in several sermons in Portuguese soil. He also has at his responsibility the goods of the Congregation in order to help the improvement of the work that they are developing in Portugal and Angola to help the underprivileged.


Father Carlos Vaz


Father Carlos Vaz holds a doctorate in Theology by the Gregorian University in 1971 and he is Master in Romance Literatures by the Faculty of Letters of the University of Porto. He also teaches and is the humanities’ internship guider for the past 20 years in the Faculty of Letters of the University of Porto. Father Carlos Vaz is the president of the Diocesan Institute for Clergy Support (IDAC) from Braga and he is the Rector of the Church of Nossa Senhora-a- Branca since 1978. He also runs a monthly journal named “A Voz de Melgaço”. Father Carlos Vaz has several published works, related to Theology and Humanities. He has had a facilitating role in AUXILIA, Association to support and help the physically disabled.


Américo Ribeiro


Américo Ribeiro worked at Banque Nationale de Paris for 8 years, at Banco Internacional de Crédito for 6 years and he was Coordinating Manager of BPN. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Diocesan Work for Social Promotion from Porto.