Enrique Colom is a member of the Pontifical Academy of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome and is a Consultor of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, and was contributing editor of their Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church.
Enrique Colom was born in Alicante, Spain on 5 August 1941.
He is an author of several books on Moral Theology and Catholic social teaching. Van Thuan International Observatory which promotes the social doctrine of the Church at an international level Together with Bishop Giampaolo Crepaldi, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, he was coordinator of Dictionary of the Social Doctrine of the Church, which was described as a volume which offers a "common spelling book" in the face of "illiteracy on the basic categories of the social doctrine of the Church."
He is a nationalized Chilean.
He is an industrial engineer from the Universidad Politécnica of Madrid (1965), and a doctor in industrial engineering in the Universidad Politécnica of Barcelona (1971).
Colom is also a Doctor in Theology in the University of Navarra (1975). He is a professor at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross where he also was Dean of the Theology Department.
He was also the Director of Studies of the University.
He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Card.