European Regional Committee

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

Linda Hogan, Co-Chair (Ireland)

Professor of Ecumenics and Head of School,
Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin

Linda Hogan is a theological ethicist with with a specialisation in Christian social ethics, intercultural ethics, and the ethics of gender. Her current work is on the ethics of human rights. She became a Fellow of TCD in 2007.


Roman Globokar (Slovenia)
Roman Globokar

Roman Globokar, Assistant Professor of Theological Ethics at the Theological Faculty, University of Ljubljana. He studied at Gregorian University in Rome and received his doctorate in 2001. Currently he teaches Introduction to Theological Ethics, Religious Ethics, Fundamental Theological Ethics and Bioethics. Since 2006 he has been running the biggest Catholic educational institution in Slovenia, St. Stanislav's Institution. He is a member of the National Bioethics Committee. His main professional interest lies in the methodology of theological ethics, dialogue within the pluralistic society, role of natural law and in the field of bioethics. He works abundantly on the theoretical and practical aspect of ethical issues in education at all levels.

Philippe Bordeyne (France)

Philippe Bordeyne is a priest of Nanterre, France (1988). As a youth minister, he wrote his doctorate on Gaudium et spes. At Institut Catholique de Paris, he became professor of fundamental moral theology and ethics of life and family (2001), dean of the faculty of theology (2006), and rector (2011).



Julie Clague (Scotland)
Antonio Autiero

Julie Clague lectures in Theology and Christian Ethics at the University of Glasgow. She spent last year as international visiting research fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University, working on ideas of religious conscience in Catholic moral theology. She is co-chair of the Joint Learning Initiative on Maternal Health and HIV. Julie co-edits the Journal Political Theology.


Konrad Glombik (Poland)
Konrad Glombik

Konrad Józef Glombik (born 1970 in Racibórz in Silesia Superior), dr hab., Priest of the Diocese of Opole, Head of the Department of Moral Theology and Spirituality of the Opole University Faculty of Theology, director of the Editorial Publishing House of the UO Theology Faculty; specialization studies in moral theology at John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin and at the Alphonsian Academy in Rome; in 2008 habilitation on the basis of the dissertation Unity of two. In his research deals with issues of morality of marriage and family, sexual ethics and the sacramentality of marriage.

Stephan Goertz (Germany)
Stephan Goertz

Stephan Goertz is since 2010 Professor of Moral Theology at the Theological Faculty, University of Mainz (Germany). Between 2004 and 2010 he was Professor of Theological Ethics at the University of Saarbrücken. He obtained his doctorate (1998) and has habilitated (2003) at the University of Münster (Germany). His main interests include questions of fundamental moral theology, the relation between modern society and the catholic tradition and the implications of an ethics of autonomy in the various fields of applied ethics. He is currently co-chairman of the committee of Moral Theologians in Germany.

 Katica Knezović (Croatia)
Katica Knezovic

Katica Knezovic, MA, PhD, Assistant Professor; Head of the Sub-department of Philosophy and Sociology, Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb, Croatia, graduated with degrees in Agriculture, Philosophy and Theology at the University of Zagreb and University of Vienna. She teaches Ethics, Bioethics and Philosophy of Education at the University of Zagreb. Her research interests include philosophy of nature, and ethics of ecology with the emphasis on the ethics of genetically engineered organism, and other philosophical questions related to modern agriculture and environmental ethics. She is a member and cofounder of the Association of Bioethicists in Central Europe and an active member of the Croatian Central Ethics Committee for Clinical Research, and the editor-in-chief of Croatian journal for modern spiritual and intellectual questions, ‘Nova prisutnost’.

Martin Lintner (Italy/Austria)
Martin Lintner

Born in 1972 in South Tyrol, Italy; member of the Order of Servants of Mary; Studied Catholic Theology in Innsbruck, Vienna and Rome; Lecturer of Moral Theology and Social Ethics at the Pontifical Theological Faculty "Marianum”, Rome (2006-2009), since 2009 has been Professor of Moral Theology at the "Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Brixen,” Italy; served as President of the European Society of Catholic Theology (2013-2015).

José Manuel Caamaño López (Spain)

José Manuel Caamaño has his PhD in Theology and Masters in Bioethics from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid, where he is professor of moral theology. His latest publication is a book entitled Moral Autonomy: Being and Identity in Moral Theology (2013).


Zorica Maros (Bosnia-Herzegovina)
Zorica Maros

Zorica Maros studied theology in Sarajevo and proceeded her post-graduate studies in Rome, at the Academia Alfonsiana. She completed a master degree at the Academy in 2007 and was enrolled in a program for doctoral studies. In 2010, she returned to Bosnia and Herzegovina and started working as a teaching assistant at the Catholic Theological Faculty in Sarajevo. She defended her doctoral dissertation at the Academia Alfonsiana in January 2013. The topic was “Dealing with violence in the ethnic conflict: Is it possible to speak of forgiveness as a moral obligation?”. Currently she is teaching bioethics, sexual ethics and the sacrament of reconciliation at the Catholic Theological Faculty in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Sigrid Müller (Austria)

Sigrid MullerSigrid Müller is Head of the Department of Moral Theology at the University of Vienna (Austria). She studied Theology, Latin and Italian at the Eberhard-Karls-University of Tübingen (Germany) and at the Pontificial University Gregoriana at Rome. She holds also a Master’s degree in Family Counselling from the Catholic University of Salamanca (Spain). Before receiving her doctorate in Theology at Tübingen in 1998, she taught Ethics and Religion at St John’s College, Cambridge. Her postdoctoral research brought her to the University of Nijmegen and to Vienna, where she was awarded a Hertha Firnberg research fellowship. In 2006 she received her habilitation from the University of Tübingen. In 2007, she was appointed professor of Moral Theology at the Catholic Faculty of Vienna. She also teaches at the Institute for Ethics and Law in Medicine in Vienna. Her special research interests are the history of moral theology, fundamental moral questions and bioethics. Together with Slavomir Dlugos, she initiated the Association of Bioethicists in Central Europe (BCE). With Stephan Goertz, she jointly edits the book series “Studies in Moral Theology (Studien der Moraltheologie)”, and, with Piotr Morciniec, the book series “Bioethics in discussion (Bioethik in der Diskussion)”

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