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Cardinal George Pell, Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy of the Holy see

Cardinal George Pell, Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy of the Holy see

Vatican publishes consolidated financial statement for 2015

04/03/2017 13:20

A communiqué released on Saturday by the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy provides a synopsis of the Annual Accounts of the Holy See, Vatican City State and Related Entities for 2015.

 

A pedestrian looks at a board flashing stock prices on the Nikkei index in Tokyo, as Pope Francis calls for 'cooperative globalization'

A pedestrian looks at a board flashing stock prices on the Nikkei index in Tokyo, as Pope Francis calls for a 'cooperative globalization'

Pope's term 'cooperative globalization' call to rethink economic responsibility

26/01/2017 10:35

Pope Francis has recently called for a ‘more fraternal and cooperative globalization'. Fr. Séamus Finn, OMI, explains that the Pope's new term is a call to re-think economic responsibility and its impact on human dignity

China's President Xi Jinping speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos

China's President Xi Jinping speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Davos: Oxfam calls for action against inequality

17/01/2017 13:12

As top political and business leaders gather in Davos for the annual World Economic Forum, a report by Oxfam - the international aid and development agency – calls for their attention with its claim that the gap between the rich and the poor is far greater than feared.

Venezuela

A woman walks by closed stores in Caracas, on 28 October 28 2016 during nationwide strike.

Businesses hold nationwide strike in Venezuela

29/10/2016 09:02

A general strike called by the opposition coalition in Venezuela, has only been partially successful.

Cardinal Peter Turkson

Cardinal Peter Turkson gave the opening address at a conference exploring Pope Francis' vision of a social market economy

Conference explores Pope's vision of a social market economy

13/09/2016 10:23

Cardinal Peter Turkson, head of the Vatican’s new dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, gave the opening address on Tuesday at an international conference entitled ‘The Economy according to Pope Francis – a case study of social market economy’.

Newly-appointed President of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) Marcel Alain de Souza of Benin takes part in the organisation's 49t

Newly-appointed President of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) Marcel Alain de Souza of Benin takes part in the organisation's 49th session in Dakar, Senegal, on June 4, 2016.

West African leaders mull regional terrorist force

05/06/2016 12:52

West African leaders discuss setting up anti-extremist force

 

Fr. Seamus Finn, Board Chairman of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, spoke about the practical application of Laudato Si'

Fr. Seamus Finn, Board Chairman of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, spoke about the practical application of Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si' in the global economy

Faith-conscious investing responds to Pope's challenges to global economy

13/05/2016 10:06

One way of putting into practice Pope Francis’ challenges to our economic system is investment in local infrastructure projects. Fr. Seamus Finn, OMI, of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, spoke about how the Pope’s challenges to the global economy have been put into practice