2009-2010 Catholic Lawyer's Program: Caritas in Veritate
Technology and Caritas in Veritate: Reflection and Bioethics and the Law (September 2010)Conversation with:
Michael P. Moreland, Associate Professor of Law, Villanova School of Law; James Madison Visiting Fellow, Princeton University.
Book Discussion, Life of God, Hope for Humanity (May 2010)Thomas J. Norris discussed his book, The Trinity: Life Of God, Hope For Humanity--Towards A Theology Of Communion (New York, New City Press 2010) on how the mystery of the Trinity can illuminate daily life and provide a key for reclaiming the primacy of relationships in theology and economics. Tom Norris is a priest of the diocese of Ossory, Ireland, and Professor in Systematic Theology at the Pontifical University at Maynooth, member of the International Theological Commission and the author of numerous articles and books.
Responses were given by Aristotle Papanikolaou, Fordham University Associate Professor of Theology and Co-Founding Director, Orthodox Christian Studies Program and Amy Uelmen, Esq., Director, Fordham Law School Institute on Religion, Law & Lawyer's Work.
Caritas in Veritate: Fostering a Culture of Communion (October 2009)This program highlighted new economic initiatives mentioned in Pope Benedict XVI’s recent social encyclical, Caritas in Veritate, and their capacity to integrate religious values and perspectives in order to sustain a “civil economy” ordered to the common good. Specifically, it highlighted the “Economy of Communion", a global network of more than 750 businesses which distribute their profits to meet the needs of the poor and to sustain educational projects that foster a “culture of giving.”