JOSÉ MANUEL PEREIRA DE ALMEIDA (1952), Vice-Rector of the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP). Doctorate in Theology (Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome). Professor of Moral Theology at the Faculty of Theology of the UCP.
Physician (University of Lisbon), specialist in Pathological Anatomy at the Portuguese Oncology Institute (Lisbon), where he worked in the Cytology Laboratory.
Parish priest of Santa Isabel (Lisbon). Secretary of the Episcopal Commission for Social Pastoral and Human Mobility, Assistant of Caritas Portuguesa and of the National Commission for Justice and Peace; National Coordinator of Health Pastoral.
Member of the Lisbon Society of Medical Sciences and of the Scientific Society of the UCP.