Rev. Wadsworth was appointed by the Holy See as General Secretary of the International Commission on English in the Liturgy and Executive Director of the ICEL Secretariat in Washington DC, effective September 2009.
Rev. Wadsworth is from the Archdiocese of Westminster, ordained in 1990. He has Masters degrees in Italian and Theology and is an accomplished musician. He has taught Latin, Greek, and Italian as well as fulfilling various pastoral responsibilities, including parish work and hospital chaplaincy. He has most recently been Catholic Chaplain at Harrow School as well as teaching Italian there. Msgr. Wadsworth speaks Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and some German.