Pontifical Academy for the Social Sciences has announced it will host a
gathering of experts April 28 to May 2 to discuss the theme: “The
disappearance of youth? Solidarity with children and young people in
The event, which will take place at the central offices of the Academy, will feature speeches by Professor Mary Ann Glendon, president of the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences and professor of law at the University of Harvard; Msgr. Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, chancellor of the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences and professor of philosophy the University of Maria Asunta and Dr. Pierpaolo Donati, professor of sociology at the University of Bologne.
In addition, Professor Kenneth Arrow, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Economics and professor emeritus of economics at the University of Stanford; Dr. Ombretta Fumagalli Carulli, professor of law at the Sacred Heart Catholic University of Milan; and Professor Rocco Buttiglione, Cultural Minister of Italy, will all be on hand for the discussion.