Fr. General, Arturo Sosa, has appointed Fr. Dalibor Renić as President of the Jesuit Conference of European Provincials.

Fr. Dalibor Renić, age 46, was born in Travnik (Bosnia and Herzegovina). He joined the Society of Jesus in 1996. After the study of Philosophy at the Jesuit Faculty in Zagreb and Theology at the Gregorian University in Rome, he was ordained a priest in 2005. In 2010 he completed a doctoral thesis in philosophy at Milltown Institute in Dublin (National University of Ireland).

From that year on he served as a professor of philosophy, and later as the vice-dean at the Faculty of Philosophy and Religious Studies (University of Zagreb). He was also vice-superior of the Jesuit Formation Community in Zagreb (2009-2017). He did his tertianship in Manila (Philippines) and took final vows in 2016. In 2017 he was appointed provincial of Croatia. He was also a member of the JCEP consult (2017-2020).

Fr. Renić will take office as JCEP President on 31 August 2023.

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