Charles J. Chaffman is a Fellow of the Graduate Theological Foundation and Professor of Theological and Tribunal Studies. He is Director of the International Institute of Theological and Tribunal Studies (IITTS) in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from California State University, Los Angeles, and the Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Religion from St. John's Seminary. He went on to earn the Licentiate in Sacred Theology and Doctorate in Canon Law (J.C.D.) from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas (Angelicum) in Rome. Monsignor Chaffman is Judicial Vicar of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Msgr. Chaffman also holds the Doctor of Divinity degree honoris causa from the GTF.