Fr. Guidalberto Bormolini
Prof. Guidalberto Bormolini, religious figure and anthropologist, professor at the Master Death Studies and the End of Life of the University of Padua.
He graduated from the Pontifical Gregorian University, in Theological Anthropology and PhD student in Spiritual Theology at the Athenaeum S. Anselmo in Rome with a research on visions of the afterlife in Celtic monasticism. He is a lecturer at the Master "Death Studies & the End of Life" of the University of Padua and at the Master "Palliative care and pain therapy for psychologists" of the University of Bologna.
He deals with the training of staff at numerous Hospices, ASL and hospitals. He is a member of the Italian Society of Palliative Care. He graduated from the "Advanced Training Course in the basic care of normal and pathological mourning" directed by Prof. Francesco Campione.
He founded some editorial series on the theme of the end of life and published numerous articles in scientific journals, written and edited some volumes on the themes of spirituality also in reference to the preparation for death. He collaborated with Franco Battiato in the creation of a documentary of reflection on the theme of death in East and West. It deals with interreligious dialogue, in particular in the health field. He attended the Phowa course in India with the Tibetan Llama H.E. Ayang Rimpoche: meditative practices for personal preparation for death and for accompaniment.