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Charles Irudayam

Institution Sivagangai Diocese
Position Parish Priest
Email Address
Recent Publications
  • Quotable Quotes of Amartya Sen (Dindugul: Vaigarai Publishing House, 2005).
  • An Ethical Framework for Poverty Reduction: A Critical Reflection on Amartya Sen’s Capability Theory in the Light of Catholic Social Teaching (Delhi: ISPCK, 2010).
  • Social Teaching of John Paul II: Commemorating His Pastoral Visit to India in 1986 (Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation (ATC), 2011).
  • Editor, Human Rights: A Resource Kit (Delhi: CBCI - JPD Office, 2011).
  • Compiler, 50 Golden Quotes on Human Dignity, 2013.
  • Editor, Human Dignity in Catholic Social Thought (Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation (ATC), 2014).
  • Editor, Church and Sustainable Development (Bangalore: Asian Trading Corporation (ATC), 2014).
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Professor of English & Christian Doctrine 1999 - 2002 (St. Peter’s Regional Minor Seminary, Viraganur, Madurai)
  • Professor of Moral Theology 2008 - 2010 (St. Peter’s Pontifical Institute /Seminary, Bangalore)
  • Professor of Moral Theology Visiting Faculty at Vidyajyoti, Delhi
  • National Executive Secretary (September 2010 - 2016 ) Office for Justice, Peace, and Development, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, New Delhi.
  • Parish Priest since 2017
  • Secretary of the Center for Liberation Theologies, KU Leuven, Belgium (2003-2007).
  • Member of Association of Moral Theologians of India since 2008.
  • International Advisory Committee for Hotline Asia from September 2010.
  • Member of General Body of NEG-FIRE from 2011.
  • Member of Association of Justice and Peace Workers of Asia (JPW Asia) and Pax Christi Internationalis since 2010.