Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 10, 2023 / 20:11 pm
Pope Francis appointed Colin Donovan, vice president of theology at EWTN Global Catholic Network, to the Pontifical International Marian Academy, which is tasked with promoting theological understanding and devotion to the Mother of God, the network announced Wednesday.
Donovan was presented with the Marian Academy’s Letter of Appointment and Diploma by Birmingham, Alabama, Bishop Steven J. Raica during an Aug. 9 televised Mass.
The appointment honors Donovan for his contributions to the field of Mariology and his commitment to spreading devotion to Mary.
In an interview with CNA on Thursday, Donovan called his appointment “a great privilege,” adding that it wasn’t something he was expecting but a task that he is excited to take on.