Archive for settembre, 2009

Press reaction to the birth of Asset (school of Advanced Studies Society Economy Theology) »

The School of Advanced Studies Society Economy Theology (ASSET), created within the Studium Generale Marcianum of the Patriachate of Venice, is the object of an article by the italian Vaticanist Sandro Magister. On September 5, Cardinal Scola opened in Venice an international conference entitled “The pluralist society,” with lectures by Italian and foreign scholars from […]

Asset: the new School of Advanced Studies Society Economy Theology within Studium Generale Marcianum aims to be an asset for the comprehension of the plural society »

The School of Advanced Studies Society Economy Theology (ASSET), created within the Studium Generale Marcianum of the Patriachate of Venice, aims to be an asset for the comprehension of the plural society. ASSET is an academic and cultural proposal responding to a twofold urgency: on one side the necessity for the social sciences to take […]

Human pain and Redeemer’s work: an abstract taken from the traditional Redeemer Address »

From the 2009 Redeemer Address by Patriarch Card. A. Scola 1. Personally, I was provoked to choose pain and suffering as the topic for the Redeemer Address during the Pastoral Visitation, as I met in their homes people who were seriously sick or very ill. This issue has become more urgent to me, I would […]

Multiculturalism, Religions and Bioethics. A contribution to our pluralistic society »

Today’s pluralistic society, in which democracies are founded on procedures agreed upon, urges us to reflect carefully on the ethical, juridical and economic praxis common to all humanity. It is by now a commonly shared idea that it is necessary to translate the concepts deriving from one’s various religious and cultural traditions into public argumentation. […]