De Donatis, Angelo
Order in College: Cardinal Priest
With Title: San Marco
Native Country: Italy
Appointed by: Pope Francis on 28 June 2018
Ecclesiastical Office:  Vicar General of Rome, Italy 
Papal Elector: Eligible; Ineligible on 4 January 2034

Cardinal De Donatis was born 4 January 1954 in Casarano, Italy. He studied at the seminary of Taranto and then at the Pontifical Roman Major Seminary. He completed his philosophical studies at the Pontifical Lateran University and his theological studies at the Pontifical Gregorian university, where he obtained a license in moral theology. He was ordained a priest on 12 April 1980 and has served in the Diocese of Rome since 28 November 1983. During his ministry he has held the following posts: religion teacher, assistant vicar and then vicar in the Parish of San Saturnino (1980-1988); attaché of the General secretariat of the Vicariate of Rome and vicar of the parish of the Santissima Annunziata in Grotta Perfetta 91988-1990); archivist of the Secretariat of the College of Cardinals (1989-1991); director of the Clergy Office of the Vicariate of Rome (1990-1996); spiritual director at the Pontifical Roman Major Seminary (1990-2003); since 2003, parish priest of San Marco Evangelista al Campidoglio and the Diocese of Rome's assistant for the national association of families of the clergy; member of the Diocesan Presbyteral Council and of the College of Consultors. In 1989 he was admitted to the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem with the rank of Knight. On 14 September 2015, he was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Rome and assigned the titular See of Mottola. He was ordained a bishop on 9 November 2015. On 26 May 2017 he was appointed Vicar General for the Diocese of Rome and raised to the dignity of Archbishop.