2011-06-11 08:24:51

Ethical directions for the business world

Two years on from the start of the global economic crisis and from the publication of Pope Benedict’s encyclical Caritas in Veritate, the Church’s message is still not getting through to the people and places where economic and monetary policies are being made.

That’s according to officials at the Vatican’s Justice and Peace Council who are organising an Executive Summit on Ethics for the Business World, bringing in CEO’s and chairmen and women of global corporations and financial institutions to reflect upon new directions and best practises that take ethics seriously.

The meeting, due to take place at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in the Vatican gardens from June 16th to 18th, is being co-sponsored by Regina Apostolorum university the Fidelis International Institute run by the Legionaries of Christ.

Cardinal Peter Turkson from Ghana is President of the Pontifical Justice and Peace Council – he told Philippa Hitchen more about the aims of this summit meeting……

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