This volume documents two international conferences held as part of the global theological research program „A Kairos for Catholic Theology: Serving the Church – Serving the World“ of the International Network of Societies for Catholic Theology (INSeCT). The 2019 intercontinental conference in Manila was dedicated to European-Asian dialogue and gathered contributions on peace, justice, democracy and political culture, ecology, family and gender justice. The 2020 European Conference in Vienna was dedicated to the contribution of multicultural and multi-religious experienced Europe to the solution of the current global challenges in church and society.
Gunter Prüller-Jagenteufel teaches Theological Ethics at the University of Vienna. 2017–2021 he served on the board of the International Network of Societies for Catholic Theology (INSeCT). Ruben C. Mendoza teaches Systematic Theology at the Ateneo de Manila (Philippines). He has been president of INSeCT since 2021. Gertraud Ladner teaches Moral Theology at the University of Innsbruck. She has been president of the European Society of Women in Theological Research (ESWTR) since 2019.