Pope Francis constantly captures headlines with his views on economics, the markets, and those who lead them. What does he believe and how does that fit with Catholic social teaching and economic theory?
On the occasion of his visit to New York, our panel of distinguished leaders led a discussion on the Pope’s comments on commerce and finance.
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Currently Patrick Waide serves as the Director of the Mutual of America Investment Corporation. He served previously as Vice Chairman and Senior Partner for Deloitte Haskins & Sells (predecessor to Deloitte), Executive Vice President for The Bessemer Securities Corporation, and President and CEO of the Peter F. Drucker Foundation. He also is Trustee Emeritus for the School for Ethical Education at Fairfield University.
He graduated magna cum laude from Fairfield University and received his MBA with distinction from the Wharton Graduate School.
Fr. Jonathan Morris
In addition to serving as Pastor of the historic Our Lady of Mt Carmel parish in the Bronx, Fr. Morris is a regular commentator on the Fox News Channel and a New York Times bestselling author. He has served as Program Director of “The Catholic Channel” on SiriusXM satellite radio, and as an advisor to Cardinal Timothy Dolan for communications.
He earned a degree in Business Administration and also earned separate degrees in Classical Humanities, Philosophy, and Theology, and graduated magna cum laude with a Licentiate graduate degree in Moral Theology from Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University in Rome.