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Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio

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Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has spent much of his ministry focused on how the Catholic Church can assist refugees and immigrants. He was a priest from New Jersey, working as director of Migration and Refugee Services at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, when he founded CLINIC in 1987 and served as its first president. Bishop DiMarzio is currently a member of CLINIC’s Board of Directors, chairman of the board of the Center for Migration Studies and a member of the board of the Migration Policy Institute.


A priest since his 1970 ordination, Bishop DiMarzio, in addition to his theological studies, holds a master’s in social work from Fordham University and a Ph.D in Social Work Research and Policy from Rutgers University.

Convening Speaker Type: 
Plenary Panel
CLINIC Resource Date: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 10:45am