International Consultation – Pontifical Academy of Sciences (Vatican) 27-28 September 2013
An International consultative meeting was held at the Vatican on the past 27th and 28th. Topic of discussion was: “Debt Crisis, Financial Reform and Common Good”.
About thirty specialists took part to the meeting which has offered the opportunity to create an open dialogue between economic and financial specialists from one part and moral theologians and Christian philosophers from the other.
FONDAZIONE CENTESIMUS ANNUS – PRO PONTIFICE
International Consultation on The Debt Crisis, Financial Reform and the Common Good
27 – 28 September, 2013
Pontifical Academy of Sciences – Casina Pio IV – Vatican City
C O N T E N T S
A Dialogue on Finance and the Common Good organized by Fondazione Centesimus Annus – Pro Pontifice
Domingo Sugranyes Bickel, Chairman of the Board
Prof. Alberto Quadrio Curzio, Chairman of the Scientific Committee
Papers and presentations
1. The Debt Crisis and Plans for Financial reform: What are the Unanswered Key Questions?
His Excellency Monsignor Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin
Prof. Michael Dempster, Centre for Financial Research, University of Cambridge (UK)
Dr. D’Maris Coffman, Centre for Financial History, University of Cambridge (UK)
Prof. Jesus Estanislao, Chairman of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Manila
The Revd Canon Mark Oakley, Canon Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral, London
2. Credit and Finance, Deleveraging and Growth
Prof. Paul H. Dembinski, Observatoire de la Finance, Geneva, CAPP Foundation Scientific Committee
Dr. Elena Medova, Centre for Financial Research, University of Cambridge § Managing Director, Cambridge Systems Associates (UK)
Prof. Paolo Garonna, Federation of Banks, Insurance and Finance, Rome, CAPP Foundation Scientific Committee
3. Financial Reform. The Case for the Eurozone
Josef Bonnici, Governor, Central Bank of Malta
José Manuel González Páramo, Member of the Board of Directors of BBVA and Professor at IESE, Madrid
Francesco Vanni d’Archirafi, CEO of Citi Holding and member of Citigroup Operating Committee, London
4. Can ethical questions raised by the Churches help the international decision process on Financial Reform?
HE Bishop Mario Toso, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
Sean Fieler, President Equinox Partners LP, New York
Prof. Mons. Livio Melina, President of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family
Prof. Luca Diotallevi, Università di Roma Tre and Prof. Flavio Felice, Pontificia Università Lateranense
Synthesis of the discussion by Simona Beretta, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan