“When global wealth is not being spread equitably, the gap between rich and poor is widening, and the environment is being sacrificed for financial growth, we need to stop and think”
“Everyone is working to return to the situation before the pandemic. But why do we want to return to that system, which was terrible?”, asks Muhammad Yunus
November 19-21 online summit presented today in the Vatican now “largest movement of young economists and business people in the world”
The ‘Economy of Francesco’ event in Assisi could be the next coronavirus domino to fall as organisers and Vatican authorities study the possibility of postponing the conference planned for March 26-28.
Participants in ‘Economy of Francesco’ webinar demand tax havens “be abolished immediately” and that World Bank and IMF undergo “democratic and inclusive” reforms
“COVID-19 fell like a meteor on the system of capital and neoliberalism. Did the Wall Street slogan ‘greed is good’ help?”, asks guest at ‘Economy of Francesco’ online event
“We are here together to build the world of tomorrow where nobody will be left behind”, participants declare at outset of ‘Economy of Francesco’ event
Adjunct secretary of Dicastery for Integral Human Development Father Augusto Zampini explains keys of ‘Economy of Francesco’ event taking place online November 19-21
EU Bishops of COMECE: “Solving the climate crisis protects the human family from the dangers of a warming world, and decisive action is needed now more than ever”
“We cannot allow economics to be separated from human realities, nor development from civilisation”, Holy See insists in Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe
“The socio-environmental crisis cannot be overcome within the framework of the current system which idolises money”, they warn after meeting with Vatican officials
Sister Helen Alford, of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine, says she hopes to be of service to society, the Church and the world in her new role as a member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.
Pope Francis’ third encyclical – reportedly on the need for “human and ecological conversion” and for “human fraternity” – is to drop in coming days or weeks, according to a media report.
It was on May 24, 2015, that Pope Francis signed his landmark encyclical, Laudato Si’: On the Care for Our Common Home.
“We will not stop. The international crisis due to the coronavirus once again shows how everything is interconnected”.
Coronavirus fears have claimed the March and May running of education and economy events planned by Pope Francis, even though the pontiff himself has reportedly tested negative for the virus while still maintaining a limited agenda as he recovers from a cold.
Italian Cardinal Angelo Scola has dismissed the conspiracy theory that coronavirus is “divine punishment”.
The anti-Francis lobby has ramped up its attack on the Pope’s economic vision with a pro-free market book launch in Madrid.
110 bishops have conspired in Portugal in a “secret” ultraconservative rival to the conference Pope Francis has planned on a more sustainable economy.
The World Economic Forum in Davos, the annual meeting of political, economic and civil leaders that make up what’s been called the “NGO of the status quo”, is in its edition this year plundering the Bible for lessons on winning back trust in capitalism and globalisation.