Family, Common Good and the Economic Order

December 3, 2010 — December 4, 2010
Keane Auditorium, McGivney Hall*

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

Sat, Dec. 4, 2010

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

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

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

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 Open to public at no charge.

*Wheelchair accessible.

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