Rev. Fr. Julio Diéguez is now the Vice Grand Chancellor of UA&P after his appointment as Regional Vicar of the Philippines and Indonesia last September 2 by Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz Braña, the Prelate of Opus Dei and Grand Chancellor of UA&P. Fr. Diéguez succeeds Fr. Carlos Estrada as UA&P Vice Grand Chancellor.

Fr. Diéguez was born in Orense, Spain in 1961. He finished his university studies in Business Administration and holds a doctorate in Sacred Theology. He was ordained priest in 1990.

In 1997 to 2011 he was the Spiritual Director of the Roman College of Holy Mary, an international center of Opus Dei in Rome for the formation of young women from around the world. In 2011 to 2017 he was the Rector of the Sedes Sapientiae international seminary in Rome.

In 2017 he served as the Vice Rector of the Roman College of the Holy Cross, an international seminary of the prelature of Opus Dei, and subsequently as its Rector in 2018 to 2022.

Read more about Fr. Diéguez at the Opus Dei website.