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Economia

 

A goal greater than profit

I am pleased to greet the participants in this important Summit that has brought together so many world leaders in the areas of business, the ...

China Latin America

In the last twelve months, investment by China in Latin America have reached 15,584 billion dollars, an increase of 286%, almost four times more than ...

Re-inventing labor

The Managing Director of FIAT, Sergio Marchionne, is right when he invites us to be serious. In reality, the situation is more complicated than it ...

Moody’s does not spare Washington

The triple-A rating of the United States could be downgraded if an agreement with Congress on debt reduction is not reached in the next few ...

Dirty water for a sixth of the world

Free access to safe drinking water is denied to millions of people, with dramatic consequences. In fact, contaminated water causes one and a half million ...

The EU likes the Greek government’s austerity plan

Appreciation from Brussels for the new anti-deficit measures and for the privatization plan decided by the Greek government. “The European Commission is delighted with the ...

The prospect of moral and civil progress

From war to well-being. This has been the path of the mission of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development which celebrates it 50th anniversary ...

An inclusive framework for international development

Mr. President, First of all. My Delegation would like to thank the Government of Turkey for the effective organization of this timely and important conference ...

The tsunami that risks sweeping away recovery

The unpredictability of natural disasters often conditions the choices of men, who are ostensibly sure of themselves and their forecasting abilities. The tsunami which caused ...

Weights and counter-weights

The balance between weights and counter-weights in the Greek crisis is too delicate to produce an exact diagnosis. The agency Standard & Poor’s, explained their ...

Black gold shines no more

For the raw materials sector, yesterday was a day of flames and fire. Massive sell-offs affected not only precious metals but also corn and cotton. ...

Anatomy of a crisis

The agreement to rescue Portugal opens a new phase in the European economic crisis. The risk of a domino effect for the economies of other ...

The world is watching you

A summit of “global importance” and an expression of the “significance and responsibility which Asia has acquired on the international scene at the beginning of ...

Voltaire's apprehensions

The Christian tradition has always taught people to live a continuous conversion in the search for the perfection of the Gospel. But this striving for ...

Politics has primacy over finances

On Saturday morning, 22 May, the Holy Father received participants in a study Conference promoted by the “Centesimus Annus – Pro Pontifice” Foundation in the ...

Ireland: ‘significant progress on the road to economic recovery’

With the successful launch of the bank recapitalisation plan, the publication of the Central Bank Reform Bill and the agreement secured with the public service ...

A new season for rethinking the economy

On Thursday morning, 18 March, in the Vatican's Clementine Hall, the Holy Father spoke to members of the “Unione degli industriali e delle imprese” [Union ...

Responding to the urgent needs of the poor

The terrible earthquake that struck Haiti two weeks ago has shown not only the fragility of life but also the human instinct to help those ...

Transparent finances for the Holy See

With his “Apostolic Letter in the form of a ‘ Proprio’ for the prevention and countering of illegal activities in the area of monetary and ...

Regarding the new legislation for the prevention and countering of illegal activities in the financial and monetary sectors

1. Today, in implementation of the Monetary Convention of 17 December 2009 (2010/C 28/05) between Vatican City State and the European Union, four new Laws ...

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