Director of the Department of Moral Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Professor of Moral Theology at the Gregorian and the Pontifical University "Urbaniana", and former Director of the Center of Research and Social Action In Argentina.
Humberto Miguel Yáñez, SJ, from Argentina was born in Mendoza in 1956 and ordained a priest in 1986. In Argentina, Fr. Yáñez was Director of the Center of Research and Social Action and served as Director of the Center’s Review. He also taught on the Faculty of Theology of San Miguel and at the Interdiocesan Seminary of Resistencia and at the Seminary of the Diocese of Moron, where he was spiritual director of the seminarians.
He is currently Professor of Moral Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University and the Pontifical Urban University and Director of the Department of Moral Theology at the Gregorian University.
Fr. Yáñez was a member of the Theology Group that organized the Symposium on the Sexual Abuse of Minors “Towards Healing and Renewal” held at the Gregorian University in 2012.
As a Jesuit scholastic, Fr. Yáñez was formed by Fr. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who was then Rector of the Colegio Maximo of San Miguel. Fr. Yáñez also worked in the parish of San José, were he served as founding pastor with a special concern for pastoral programs for young people.