Date / Place of Birth:
24 June 1976. Suceava, Romania
1995-1997: Philosophy studies at the Inter- diocesan Seminary of Iasi, Romania.
1997-2002: Theology and post graduate studies in Canon Law at the Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome.
2004-2006: Studies at the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy and completion of Doctorate in Canon Law at the Pontifical Urbaniana University.
Diaconate: Received on 28 April 2001 in St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome, through the imposition of the hands of Cardinal Jozef Tomko, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.
Presbyterate: Received on 29 June 2002 in the Cathedral Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary in Iasi, Romania.
Priestly Ministry/Professional Activities:
Associate Pastor at St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Bucharest, July 2002 - September 2004
Secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature in El Salvador, July 2006 - August 2007
Secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature in Poland, August 2007 - July 2011
Secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature in Kuwait, July 2011
Named Monsignor, Chaplain of His Holiness on July 1, 2012
Besides Romanian, Msgr. Ionuţ Paul is conversant in Italian, Spanish, English, Polish and French.