Organizing Committee


  • Gerard Mannion, Amaturo Chair in Catholic Studies, Georgetown University & Chair, Ecclesiological Investigations International Research Network (Chair)
  • John Borelli, Special Adviser to the President on Interreligious Initiatives, Georgetown University, USA
  • Mark D. Chapman, Acting Principal, Ripon College, Cuddesdon and Reader in Historical Theology, Oxford University, UK
  • Drew Christiansen SJ, Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Global Development, Georgetown University, USA
  • Brian Flanagan, Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology, Marymount University, Va., USA
  • Miriam Haar, Trinity College, Dublin and Evangelische Landeskirche in Württemberg, Germany
  • Peter Herman, Doctoral Student, Georgetown University, USA
  • Vladimir Latinovic, University of Tübingen, Germany
  • Leo Lefebure, Matteo Ricci, SJ, Chair in Theology, Georgetown University, USA
  • Peter De Mey, Professor of Ecclesiology and Ecumenism and Director of the Center for Ecumenical Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • Peter C. Phan, Ignacio Ellacuria Professor of Catholic Social Thought, Georgetown University, USA
  • Fr Jason Welle, OFM, Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, Washington DC and Doctoral Student, Georgetown University, USA


  • Gioacchino Campese, Professor, Scalabrinian Missionary House of Studies and Pontifical University Urbaniania, Rome
  • Jose Casanova, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Berkley Center’s Program on Globalization, Religion and the Secular, Georgetown University
  • Brian M. Doyle, Chair, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Associate Professor of Theology, Marymount University, Va., USA
  • Rev Laura Everett, Executive Director, Massachusetts Council of Churches and Member of the National Council of Churches, USA
  • Massimo Faggioli, Assistant Professor of  Theology, University of St Thomas, Mn., USA
  • Mary McClintock Fulkerson, Professor of Feminist Theology, Duke Divinity School, USA
  • Dale Irvin, President, New York Theological Seminary, USA
  • Aaron Hollander, Doctoral Student, University of Chicago, USA
  • Daniel Madigan SJ, Ruesch Family Professor, Georgetown University, USA
  • Sandra Mazzolini, Professor of Ecclesiology and Missiology, Pontifical University Urbaniania, Rome
  • Nicolas Mumejian, Doctoral Candidate, Hartford Theological Seminary, Connecticut, USA
  • John O’Malley SJ, University Professor, Department of Theology, Georgetown University
  • Elaine Padilla, Assistant Professor of Constructive Theology at New York Theological Seminary, USA
  • Rev Dr Craig Phillips, St Peter’s Episcopalian Community and Virginia Theological Seminary, Arlington, Va., USA
  • Joshua Ralston, Assistant Professor of Theology, Union Presbyterian Seminary, Richmond, Va., USA
  • Matthew Shank, President, Marymount University, Va., USA
  • Fr. Thomas F. Stransky, CSP, Georgetown University, USA