Asian Regional Committee

Below are the members of the Asian Regional Committee. PIease follow the links to each member's forum author page.

Shaji George Kochuthara, CMI (India), Chair
Shaji Kochuthara

Shaji George Kochuthara, CMI teaches moral theology at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram (DVK) (Pontifical Athenaeum of Theology, Philosophy and Canon Law), Bangalore, India. He has published The Concept of Sexual Pleasure in the Catholic Moral Tradition (Roma: Pontificia Università Gregoriana, 2007) and a few articles. He is the editor-in-chief of Asian Horizons: Dharmaram Journal of Theology and the Chairperson of the Institutional Ethical Review Board of St. John's Medical College, Bangalore.

Agnes Brazal (Philippines)

Agnes Brazal

Professor, St. Vincent School of Theology (SVST)
Mary Hill School of Theology

Agnes M. Brazal is associate professor of theology at the De la Salle University Manila, Philippines. She was also past President and founding member of the DaKaTeo (Catholic Theological Society of the Philippines) and one of the first coordinators and "mothers" of the Ecclesia of Women in Asia (association of Catholic women theologians in Asia). She obtained her STL/MA and STD/PhD in Theology at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Her research interests include feminist and migration theological ethics and methods of doing intercultural and postcolonial theologies.


Sharon Bong (Malaysia)
Sharon Bong

Sharon A Bong is Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies at the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Monash University, Malaysia. She is author of The Tension Between Women’s Rights and Religions: The Case of Malaysia (2006) and former Coordinator of the Ecclesia of Women in Asia, an academic forum of Catholic women theologizing in Asia. She is also a member of the Asian Regional Committee of the Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church.

Dan Fleming (Australia)

Robert Gascoigne

Dan Fleming is Group Manager – Ethics and Formation for St Vincent’s Health Australia, a Fellow in the Law, Health and Justice Research Centre in the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology Sydney, and a Senior Lecturer in Theology and Ethics with the Sydney College of Divinity. Dan holds a PhD in moral philosophy and theology, and is the author of over 30 publications in the areas of moral philosophy, theological ethics, moral education, religious education and theology. His forthcoming book Attentiveness to Vulnerability is due to be released in 2019.  

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