Father Arturo Sosa, Superior
General, has nominated Fr. Dalibor Renić as the next President of the Jesuit
Conference of European Provincials (JCEP).
Dalibor, age 46, from the Croatian Province, was born in Travnik (Bosnia and
Herzegovina). He joined the Society of Jesus in 1996. After his studies in
Philosophy at the Jesuit Faculty in Zagreb and in Theology at the Gregorian
University in Rome, he was ordained to the priesthood 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 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 has also been a member of the JCEP consult
Renić will take office as JCEP President on 31 August 2023.