Philippe Bordeyne, born on December 21, 1959 in Paris, is a French priest, academic and theologian, dean of Theologicum from 2006 to 2011 and rector of the Catholic Institute of Paris (Institut Catholique de Paris — ICP) since 2011.
Bordeyne is a Knight of the Legion of Honour from December 31, 2014.
- 1988 : Ordained priest in 1988 for the diocese of Nanterre (France)
- 1989 : he obtained his master's degree and became teaching assistant at the Catholic Institute of Paris (ICP).
- 2001 : he obtained his doctorate, jointly awarded by the ICP for Theology and by the University Paris-Sorbonne for the History of Religions and Anthropology of Religions.
- 2006 to 2009 : President of the Conference of Deans of the Faculties of Canon Law of France
- 2008 to 2011 : President of the International Conference of Catholic Theological Institutions
- 2009 to 2012 : Member of the Board of Directors of the International Federation of Catholic Universities
- 2013 to 2016 : President of the Union of Catholic Higher Education Institutions.
- 2011 : Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Chaplain of His Holiness.
- 2015 : Pope Francis appointed him expert for the Synod of Bishops on the Mission of the Family in the Church and in the world.
As a theologian, Bordeyne is a specialist in Moral Theology, Ecumenism and Theological Hermeneutics of the Second Vatican Council.
Bordeyne is also co-publisher and editor of the Bulletin of Moral Theology of Research in Religious Sciences.
Bordeyne is also the founder of the collection "Theology at the University".