In its annual plenary session, the International Theological Commission plans to discuss natural moral law in a document aimed to examine a universal system of ethics.
The commission will begin to examine ideas for a document regarding natural moral law. According to a communiqué, this document will have “the aim of ... advancing the search for the foundations of a universal system of ethics." Another item of discussion for the commission concerns the a document on the subject of "nature of theology, its meaning and methods."
The session will be held October 1-5 in the Vatican’s “Domus Sanctae Marthae.” It will be chaired by Fr. Luis Ladaria S.J., secretary general of the commission, and will be concluded by Pope Benedict XVI.