Sergio Rubin is an Argentinian-born, award-winning author and journalist. With Francesca Ambrogetti he co-wrote El Jesuita (2010), a biography of then-cardinal Jorge Bergoglio. The current edition—Pope Francis: His Life in His Own Words (Conversations with Jorge Bergoglio) —has been translated into 14 languages and published in more than 20 countries.
Rubin is a print & broadcast journalism graduate of the Instituto Superior de las Comunicaciones Sociales in Buenos Aires and also did postgraduate work in professional ethics at the University of Navarra (Spain). His numerous honors include First Place for coverage in the category of “Social Solidarity” in 2011, awarded by the Association of Argentine Journalism Organizations (ADEPA).
Since 1994, he has served as religion editor for the Argentine newspaper, Clarín, and since 2002, has been editor of its supplement, Valores Religiosos (Religious Values). Rubin has interviewed major international figures, such as Mother Teresa, and covered over a dozen of John Paul II’s trips, his funeral, as well as Benedict XVI’s papal election and his visit to Cuba.