Family, Common Good and the Economic Order

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Family, Common Good and the Economic Order

December 3, 2010 - December 4, 2010

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A Symposium on Caritas in Veritate

The discussion of Benedict’s encyclical featured a small group of faculty not only from the Institute, but also from other distinguished institutions:


  • David L. Schindler – Pontifical John Paul II Institute, Provost
  • Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. – Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
  • D. C. Schindler – Villanova University, Department of Humanities
  • Andrew Abela – The Catholic University of America, Department of Business and Economics
  • Nicholas J. Healy – Pontifical John Paul II Institute
  • Allan Carlson – The Howard Center for Family, Religion, & Society
  • David S. Crawford – Pontifical John Paul II Institute>
  • David Cloutier – Mount St. Mary’s University, Department of Theology
  • Michael Hanby – Pontifical John Paul II Institute


  • Chad Pecknold – The Catholic University of America, School of Theology and Religious Studies
  • M. Sophia Aguirre – The Catholic University of America, Department of Business and Economics
  • Joseph Atkinson – Pontifical John Paul II Institute
  • Adrian Walker – Editor, Communio: International Catholic Review


Fri, Dec. 3, 2010
6:30-8:00 p.m. Dr. David L. Schindler
The Anthropological Vision of Caitas in Veritate
8:00 p.m. Reception

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Sat, Dec. 4, 2010
9:00-10:30 Fr. Joseph Thomas White, O.P. Tru and False Religion and the Common Good: The Role of Caritas Dei in Caritas in Veritate
Dr. D.C. Schindler Person, Common Good, and Imago Trinitatis

Moderator: Dr. Chad Pecknold

10:30 Break
11:00-12:30 Dr. Andrew Abela Caritas in Veritate and the Market Economy
Dr. Nicholas Healy Economic Institutions and the
Logic of Gift

Moderator: Dr. M. Sophia Aguiree

12:30 Lunch Break
2:30-4:00 Dr. Allan Carlson Family, Economy, and Distributism
Dr. David Crawford Family, Rights, and Humane Vitae as a Social Encyclical

Moderator: Dr. Joseph Atkinson

4:00-4:30 Break
4:30-6:30 Dr. David Cloutier Caritas in Veritate, Development and the Human Vocation
Dr. Michael Hanby Family, Technology, and “Integral Moderator: Dr. Adrian Walker

Moderator: Dr. Joseph Atkinson

For further information or assistance regarding this event, please call 202-526-3799 or email [email protected]. Open to public at no charge.

*Wheelchair accessible.


December 3, 2010
December 4, 2010


Keane Auditorium, McGivney Hall
620 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20064 United States