International Award Cerimony – II edition

The Economy and Society International Prize has been awarded for the second time on May 26, 2015 in Palazzo della Cancelleria on the occasion of Fondazione Centesimus Annus – Pro Pontifice’s International Conference held in Rome and in Vatican on May 25-27, 2015.

The winner is:

Pierre del Lauzun for the book “FINANCE: UN REGARD CHRÉTIEN. De la banque médiévale à la mondialisation financière” (Ed. Embrasure, 2013).

The winners of the special section for young researchers in the Social Doctrine of the Church are:

Arturo Bellocq Montano with his study on “La Doctrina Social de la Iglesia. Qué es y qué no es”, Valencia, Edicep 2012.

Alexander Stummvoll with his study “A Living Tradition. The Holy See, Catholic Social Doctrine, and Global Politics, 1965-2000”.

The ceremony has been chaired by Secretary of Vatican State H.E. Card. Pietro Parolin.

After the Foundation’s recent works presentation by Dr. Domingo Sugranyes Bickel, Chairman and Prof. Alberto Quadrio Curzio, Chairman of the FCAPP Scientific Committee, the session was held on the following schedule:

Key-note speaker: Prof. Franco Gallo, Italian jurist – Former President of the Constitutional Court

Disuguaglianze, giustizia distributiva e funzione del tributo (Inequalities, distributive justice and the role of taxation)

H.E. Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Archbishop of Monaco and Freising, President of the Jury

Laudatio of the Prize winners

Dr. Pierre de Lauzun, Délégué général Amafi (Association française des marchés financiers), author of main Prize winning book of this year’s edition.

Reception speech

Conclusions by H.E. Card. Pietro Parolin