He is graduate in classical literature and in particular in the history of Greek at the University of Padua, he is a Catholic journalist and writer. He collaborated with Il Sabato magazine and, from 1992 to 1996, he worked on the monthly magazine “30Giorni”. After 15 years at Il Giornale, since March 2011 he has been a Vatican journalist for “La Stampa” and coordinator of the Vatican Insider Press website, published in three languages and entirely dedicated to information on the Vatican and the Catholic Church in the world.
He collaborates with other newspapers, as well as holding a monthly radio column on Radio Maria. He also has a much visited blog, “Sacred palaces”. Among his works there are numerous essays concerning the contemporary Church and a book related to Padre Pio.