Latin American Committee

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

Elio Gasda (Brazil), Co-Chair

Elio Gasda is Professor Pesquisador at FAJE. His previous studies include:

FILOSOFIA: Graduação - FAJE 1996-1998, TEOLOGIA: Graduação - FAJE 2000-2002

TEOLOGIA: Mestrado - Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Madrid): 2003-2005

TEOLOGIA: Doutorado - Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Madrid): 2006-2010.


Emilce Cuda (Argentina), Co-Chair
Emilce Cuda

Emilce Cuda, Ph.D. en Teología Moral, especialista en temas sociales, centrándose en la relación entre teología y política en América Latina y el diálogo Norte-Sur.



Jutta Battenberg Galindo (Mexico)

Jutta Battenberg Galindo candidata a Doctor en Teología por la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá, Colombia con el apoyo de Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church (CTEWC). Maestría en Educación Humanista del Instituto Humanista de Psicoterapia Gestalt, Ciudad de México. Especialidades en Desarrollo Humano y Psicoterapia Gestalt del Instituto Humanista de Psicoterapia Gestalt, Ciudad de México y Licenciatura en Ciencias Teológicas de la Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de México. Ha sido profesora de teología sistemática en la Universidad Iberoamericana, el Instituto Franciscano de Filosofía y Teología, La Pontificia Universidad de México y el Centro de Estudios Teológicos de la Confederación de Superiores Mayores de Religiosos de México, AR (CET-CIRM). Trabaja en procesos de desarrollo humano y psicoterapia en comunidades urbanas y rurales de escasos recursos.


Luis Jesús Paz Acosta (El Salvador)

Displaying luis paz.jpgLuis Jesus Paz Acosta, originally from Torreón Coahuila, Mexico, is a Carmelite friar. He studied Philosophy at the Intercontinental University of Mexico City, Theology at the UCA of El Salvador and Human Relations at the Autonomous University of Coahuila, Mexico. Pontifical Bachillerato in Ecclesiastical Studies of the University of Comillas, Spain. Master in Philosophy and Criticism of the culture of the Intercontinental University of Mexico. Certificate in pastoral studies in CTU, Chicago. He is currently Professor of Social Ethics, and Introduction to Theology at the UCA. He is also writing his thesis, on the problem of gangs, to obtain the degree of Master in Latin American Theology of the UCA El Salvador.


Ronaldo Zacharias (Brazil)

Ronaldo Zacharias

Ronaldo Zacharias, sdb, has a doctoral degree (STD) in Moral Theology (Weston Jesuit School of Theology - Cambridge - USA), is the President of the Salesian University of São Paulo (UNISAL - Brazil), Coordinator of the Post-Graduation Course in Sexual Education at UNISAL, Secretary of the Brazilian Society of Moral Theology, and Professor of Sexual Ethics and Fundamental Ethics in several institutions.

 

 


Pablo Blanco (Argentina)

Pablo Blanco

Pablo Blanco is the faculty chair in "Moral Theology and Social Doctrine of the Church" at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA).  He has a degree in Political Science (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina) and a Master degree in Social Doctrine of the Church (Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain). His field of research is the Social Doctrine of the Church with main interest in the intersections of Social Teaching, Political Theory and Political Ethics. 

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