The Challenge of Poverty

Workshop | 31 October - 1 November 2016

Introduction Achieving the three core goals of sustainable development—eliminating poverty, ending exclusion, and protecting creation—demands the application of universal ethical ... Read all

Inclusive Solidarity and Integration of Marginalized People

Workshop | 28-29 October 2016

The squalor that comes from many tragic events and cases of destitution leads us to consider carefully the notion of “social inclusion” and to identify it with the litmus test of ... Read all

Judges’ Summit on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime

Workshop | 3-4 June 2016

As Isaiah prophesised long ago, “Peace is the fruit of justice” (cf. Is 32:17). The main task that human society has given its judges since the beginning of time is to establish ... Read all

Centesimus Annus 25 Years Later

Workshop | 15-16 April 2016

Everyone knew that Pope John Paul II would issue a social encyclical in 1991 to mark the 100th anniversary of Pope Leo XIII’s Rerum novarum, but expectations were low. The Pope had ... Read all

Reaffirming Global Solidarity, Restoring Humanity

Workshop | 22 February 2016

"To all those who live in lands where weapons impose terror and destruction, I assure you of my personal closeness and that of the whole Church, whose mission is to bring ... Read all