Enrique Colom

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Enrique Colom is a member of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome and is a Consultor of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, and was contributing editor of their Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church. He is an author of several books on Moral Theology and Catholic social teaching.

He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Card. Van Thuan International Observatory which promotes the social doctrine of the Church at an international level.

Together with Bishop Giampaolo Crepaldi, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, he was coordinator of Dictionary of the Social Doctrine of the Church, which was described as a volume which offers a "common spelling book" in the face of "illiteracy on the basic categories of the social doctrine of the Church."[1]

Enrique Colom was born in Alicante, Spain on 5 August 1941. He is a nationalized Chilean.

He is an industrial engineer from the Universidad Politécnica of Madrid (1965), and a doctor in industrial engineering in the Universidad Politécnica of Barcelona (1971).

Colom is also a Doctor in Theology in the University of Navarra (1975). A secular priest, he is an ordained priest of the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei, on 4 August 1974. He is a professor at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross where he also was Dean of the Theology Department. He was also the Director of Studies of the University.

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Dios y el obrar humano, “Colección Teológica” n. 15, Ed. Eunsa, Pamplona 1976, 202 pp.

P. Baran - P. Sweezy: La Economía Política del Crecimiento y El Capital Monopolista, “Colección Crítica Filosófica” n. 27, Ed. Emesa, Madrid 1979, 220 pp.

El trabajo en Juan Pablo II, Unión Editorial, Madrid 1995, 117 pp. (en colaboración con F. Wurmser).

Chiesa e società, Armando Editore (Collana Studi di Teologia, 2), Roma 1996, 416 pp.

Santità cristiana e carità politica, Ed. Eco, S. Gabriele-Colledara 1999, pp. 242.

Scelti in Cristo per essere santi, Apollinare Studi, Roma 1999, pp. 396 (en colaboración con A. Rodríguez Luño). 2ª ed. del 2002 (pp. 337). 3ª ed. del 2003 (pp. 425).

Elegidos en Cristo para ser Santos, Palabra, Madrid 2001, pp. 515 (es una versión del libro precedente, con diversas modificaciones).

Curso de Doctrina Social de la Iglesia, Palabra, Madrid 2001, pp. 299. 2ª ed. actualizada: 2006.

Dizionario di dottrina sociale della Chiesa, LAS, Roma 2005, pp. 839 (en colaboración con G. Crepaldi).

Artículos de Teología Moral y Doctrina Social de la Iglesia en "Scripta Theologica" (Pamplona), "Gran Enciclopedia Rialp" (Madrid), "Annales Theologici" (Roma), "Filosofar Cristiano" (Córdoba, Argentina), "Tierra Nueva" (Bogotá), etc.

He also collaborated in numerous works such as: La misión del laico en la Iglesia y en el mundo, Eunsa, Pamplona 1987.- La pace: sfida all'Università Cattolica, Herder-Fiuc, Roma 1988.- Persona, verità e morale, Città Nuova, Roma 1988.- Teologia e scienze nel mondo contemporaneo, Massimo, Milano 1989.- Estudios sobre la Encíclica “Sollicitudo rei socialis”, Unión Editorial, Madrid 1990.- Doctrina Social de la Iglesia y realidad socio-económica, Eunsa, Pamplona 1991.- Estudios sobre la Encíclica “Centesimus annus”, Unión Editorial, Madrid 1992.- Etica e poetica in Karol Wojtyla, S.E.I., Torino 1997.- El cristiano en el mundo, Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona 2003.- Per un umanesimo degno dell’amore: il “Compendio della dottrina sociale della Chiesa”, LAS, Roma 2005; Teologia ed etica politica, Libreria Editrice Vaticana, Città del Vaticano 2005.

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