Evaldo Xavier Gomes (2006 ISSRPL)
Fr. Evaldo Xavier Gomes (know as Padre during the 2006 ISSPRL) is a Carmelite priest, born in Brazil and living in Rome since 2001. He has a degree in law from the Faculty of Law at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil. In 2004 he obtained a license in Utroque Iure (Canon and Civil Law) from the Lateran University in Rome. Since 2004, he has been a doctoral candidate in Utroque Iure at Lateran University, with his research subject on the freedom of religion and international law. He has written articles on Canon Law and Church and State relations and is a member of the editorial board of the Brazilian Canon Law Review. Currently he is the Director of the printing house of the Carmelite Order in Rome. Evaldo focused his studies on Catholic theology and law, as well as philosophy and freedom of religion.