The Family as a Relational Good: The Challenge of Love

Proceedings of the 2022 Plenary Session
The Family as a Relational Good: the Challenge of Love
27-29 April 2022
Pierpaolo Donati (editor)
Acta 23, Libreria Editrice Vaticana, Vatican City, 2023
ISBN 978-88-266-0800-6


Word of Welcome

Stefano Zamagni | PASS President

Word of Welcome

Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo | PASS Chancellor

Session I: Family Structures and Dynamics in Contemporary Society

The Demographic Dynamics of Family Structures: A World View

Gérard-François Dumont | PASS Academician

Session II: The Societal Role of the Family

The Family in the History of Philosophy

Vittorio Hösle | PASS Academician

The Family: Love and Work in the Great Migrations of the 21st Century

Carola Suárez-Orozco & Marcelo Suárez-Orozco | PASS Academician

Family, Education, and the Care Economy

Jeffrey D. Sachs | PASS Academician

Session III: Emerging Issues

Session IV: The Meaning of the Family: Theological and Philosophical Perspective

Education for Love in the Family and Beyond

Rocco Buttiglione | PASS Academician

The Family in God’s Project

Archbishop Roland Minnerath | PASS Academician

On the Manifold Dimensions of Human Love

Ana Marta González | PASS Academician

Session V: The Family as a Good Per Se and for All Nations


Mario Draghi | PASS Academician

Session VI: Family Legislation

Family and Policy-Making in Post-Modern Society

Stefano Zamagni | PASS Academician

The Grace of Christ in the Cell of The Social Order

Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo | PASS Chancellor