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Notice of Press Conference, 01.09.2022

On Tuesday 6 September 2022, at 11.30 a press conference will be held in the Holy See Press Office to present the event “Economy of Francesco – Pope Francis and young people from around the world for tomorrow’s economy”, scheduled to take place in Assisi from 22 to 24 September 2022.

The speakers will be:

Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino, bishop of Assisi-Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, and of Foligno, and president of the organizing committee of “Economy of Francesco”;

Sr. Alessandra Smerilli, F.M.A., secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, delegate for the Vatican Covid-19 Commission, and member of the scientific committee of “Economy of Francesco”;

- Lourdes Hércules, journalist, staff of “Economy of Francesco”, Guatemala;

- Tainã Santana, economics student, Brazil;

- Aiza Asi, PhD student in economics and management, Philippines;

- Giulia Gioeli, PhD student in science of civil economy, Italy.

Professor Luigino Bruni, ordinary professor of political economics at the Libera Università Maria Santissima Assunta of Rome and scientific director of “Economy of Francesco” and Francesca Di Maolo, president of the Seraphic Institute of Assisi and member of the organizing committee of “Economy of Francesco”, will also be present, and available to answer questions and give interviews to the press.

The press conference will be livestreamed in the original language on the Vatican News YouTube channel, at