John Kusumalayam

John Kusumalayam

Masters in Indian Philosophy & Religion - June 1992 from Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Licentiate in Moral Theology - June, 1994, at Academia Alfonsiana, Rome, Italy

Resident Staff member at St. Charles’ Seminary from July 1994 to Sept 2002

Dean of the Department of Theology, St. Charles Seminary, Nagpur, India - Sept 1996 to Sept 2002

Vice-Rector of St. Charles Seminary, Nagpur, India - March 2000 to Sept 2002

Ph. D (STD) in Moral Theology - March 2006, from Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium

Diploma in Formation & Counselling – June 2007, from the Institute of St. Anselm, Kent, U.K.

Resident Staff member at St. Charles Seminary, Nagpur, India - June 2007 to August 2009

Dean of the dept of Philosophy, St Charles Seminary, Nagpur, India - June 2007 to June 2008

Teaching and preaching ministry - from September 2009 to January 2012

Parish priest & Superior of St Dominic’s, Vasant Vihar, Delhi, India - January to August 2012

Prior Provincial of the Province of India of the Friars of the O.P. – from Sept. 2012 to Sept. 2016

Since September 2016, engaged in teaching in various Seminaries and formation houses, and in preaching ministry to the priests, religious and laity.

Selected Publications:

-Human Rights. Individual Or/and Group Rights? An Attempt towards a Holistic Understanding of Human Rights Based on the Christian Concept of the Human Persoan as the Imago Trinitatis.  St. Paul’s, Mumbai, 2008.

-Ethics of Evangelization: Bartolomé de Las Casas, in Vidyajyoti Journal of Theological Reflection, 68 (2004) 43-55.