Seminar on the Common Good in Catholic Social Thought


An afternoon seminar at Campion Hall


Prof. Meghan J. Clark: ‘Do the Popes Get Economics? Development from Paul VI to Pope Francis

Dr Patrick Riordan, SJ: ‘Is It Possible to Ensure That the Economy Serves the Common Good?

Meghan J. Clark is Associate Professor of Moral Theology, Dept of Theology & Religious Studies, at St John’s University, Queens, New York. She is author of The Vision of Catholic Social Thought: The Virtue of Solidarity and the Praxis of Human Rights (Fortress Press). In addition, Clark is co-editor of Public Theology and the Global Common Good: The Contribution of David Hollenbach (Orbis), as well as the author of the commentary on ‘Caritas in Veritate’ for the second edition of Modern Catholic Social Thought: Commentaries and Interpretations (edited by Kenneth Himes, et al.).

Patrick Riordan SJ is Fellow for Political Philosophy and Catholic Social Thought at Campion Hall, Oxford. He is author of Global Ethics and Global Common Goods (Bloomsbury), and of A Grammar of the Common Good (Continuum).


WHEN: Tuesday 29th May, 2018, 3pm - 5pm

WHERE: Campion Hall (Brewer Stret, Oxford)

Since space is limited, please register by emailing