Pauline Chakkalakal, Daughters of St. Paul (dsp) holds a Doctorate in Biblical Theology, besides Diplomas in Philosophy, Library Science, and Journalism & Public Relations. She is a member of Indian Theological Association (ITA), Catholic Biblical Association of India (CBAI), Society for Biblical Studies, India (SBSI, an Ecumenical Bible Scholars’ Forum), Indian Women Theologians' Forum (IWTF), Satyashodhak, a Mumbai-based Feminist Collective, Ecclesia of Women in Asia (EWA) and had been an active member of the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians. She is associated with a few secular and church-related Women’s organizations and People’s movements. 

Pauline has to her credit a few books and over a hundred Articles published in various Journals and Books on Biblical-Theological themes, Interfaith Partnership and other current topics from feminist (meaning egalitarian, inclusive & contextual, not extremist) perspectives. She is actively engaged in Women’s empowerment programmes, Interreligious and Ecumenical ministries.

As Visiting Professor, she teaches Pauline Letters & Theology, Biblical Women, Feminist Biblical Hermeneutics & Theology, Biblical/Prophetic Spirituality among other relevant subjects.

Conducts Bible Classes for Laity in Parishes.

Served as Resource person at National & International Conferences through Paper presentations on Biblical-Theological and Interreligious themes with special reference to Indian/Asian realities;

Conducted Seminars for Ecumenical scholars on Jesus Christ in the Context of Religious Pluralism at YMCA, Mumbai and for Bishops & Provincials (women & men religious) at their joint meeting in Patna on Partnership in the Mission of the Church

Served as Secretary of the Conference of Religious India (CRI), Bangalore Unit;

Currently she is on the Executive Committee of Mumbai CRI Unit.

Spent three months at the Faculty of Theology, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium as Visiting Prof-cum-Reader of Doctoral & MTh Theses;

Presently, besides writing Research Papers, Pauline takes up some of the above-mentioned activities.



April 8, 2018

Second Sunday of Easter

Mercy Sunday challenges us to be ambassadors of God’s mercy in a world that seems to have lost the values of compassion and love.

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