The theological, ethical and technological challenges associated with innovation in the care of people are presented in a perspective that preserves life from the logic of the market. How to define a global bioethics?
Vincenzo Paglia , archbishop, is President of the Pontifical Academy for Life. He was President of the Ecumenism and Dialogue Commission of the Italian Episcopal Conference and one of the founders of the Community of Sant Egidio. For his commitment to promoting peace, he was awarded the Gandhi Prize of UNESCO and the Mother Teresa Prize of Calcutta. In a vast theological and non-fiction production, he has devoted numerous interventions to themes connected with the presence of religion in the public sphere, from the environmental issue to that of justice and peace. In this key we recall: Essere cattolici. Dialoghi con S. Gaeta (Milano 2005); Dialoghi post-secolari (con G. Amato, Venezia 2006); La via dell’amore (Roma 2008); In cerca dell’anima. Dialogo su un’Italia che ha smarrito se stessa (with F. Scaglia, Casale Monferrato-Segrate 2010); A un amico che non crede (Casale Monferrato-Segrate 2013); Storia della povertà (Milano 2014); La famiglia. Vocazione e missione nella Chiesa e nel mondo (Cinisello Balsamo 2015); Sorella morte. La dignità del vivere e del morire (Casale Monferrato-Segrate 2016); Il crollo del noi (Roma-Bari 2017); Vivere per sempre. L’esistenza, il tempo e l’Oltre (Casale Monferrato-Segrate 2018); La coscienza e la legge (with R. Cantone, Roma-Bari 2019).