Francis Moloney

Professor Francis Moloney

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 1990


Francis Moloney was educated at the University of Melbourne and entered the Society of St Francis de Sales in 1960. He holds a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical Salesian University (Rome), and a Licentiate in Sacred Scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute (Rome). He is a Doctor of Philosophy within the University of Oxford, and holds a Doctorate in Sacred Theology (Honoris Causa) from St Mary’s Seminary and University, Baltimore, USA. He is an eminent New Testament scholar of international repute and was the Foundation Professor of Theology at the Australian Catholic University.

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