30th Anniversary

Memory to Build the Future:

“Thinking and Acting in Terms of Community”

5-6 June 2023 in New Synod Hall – Entry Piazza S. Uffizio



Monday 5.6.2023 


7. 15 a.m. Withdrawal of the Badge for the Holy Mass and the Audience with the Holy Father – New Synod Hall (Entry: Piazza S. Uffizio)

8.00 a.m. Holy Mass with H.E. Card. Gambetti, O.F.M. Altar of St. Peter’s Chair 

10.00 a.m. Key Lecture – S.H.E. Card. Pietro Parolin Secretary of Vatican State

11.00 a.m. Audience of the Holy Father at the Apostolic Palaces 

Lunch free


2.00 p.m. Accreditation

2.30 p.m. Welcome coffee

3.00- 6.00 p.m. General Assembly 

3.00- 3.20 p.m. Chairwoman’s Report 

3.20-3.30 p.m. Presentation of new General Secretary 

3.30- 5.30 p.m. Presentation of the groups’ work 

Moderator: Giovanni Marseguerra 


8.00 p.m. Dinner at the Sant’Egidio community – Via della Paglia 14c

8.30 p.m. Dinner at the Sant’Egidio Community

Tuesday 6.6.2023 


9.00 a.m. Meditation- H.E. Msgr. Celli, FCAPP International Ecclesiastical Assistant 

9.30-10.30 a.m. First Session

Presentation of the book: “30 Years of Papal Messages to Centesimus Annus”: A Guide for Future Action 

The evolution of the Teaching of the Church in the Holy Fathers’ addresses to Centesimus Annus. 

Moderator: Monica Maggioni 


  • H.E. Monsignor Galantino, President of APSA 
  • H.E. Card. Matteo Maria Zuppi, President of CEI 
  • H.E. Card. Louis Antonio G. Tagle, Pro-Prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelisation
  • Prof. Alberto Quadrio Curzio, Professor Emeritus of Political Economy at the Catholic University of Milan, Former President of the Scientific Committee of FCAPP

10.30-11.30 a.m. Second Session

How Centesimus interpreted and accomplished its mission

Round table with the Chairs of the Foundation

Moderator: Christofer White (Two table rounds)


  • Roberto Mazzotta (1993 – 2002) 
  • Lorenzo Rossi of Montelera (2002 – 2009) 
  • Domingo Sugranyes Bickel (2009-2019) 
  • Anna Maria Tarantola (2019)

11.30-12.00 a.m. Coffee break 

12.00-1.00 p.m. Third Session

The Foundation’s future action in the territories 

Moderator: Loup Besmond de Senneville correspondent of La Croix


  • Mr. Ulrich Schürenkrämer Local Coordinator German Group 
  • Mr. Frederick Fakharzadeh Local Coordinator Usa Group
  • Mr. David Cherboryot Local Coordinator of the nascent African Group
  • Mr. Alessandro Rizzo Local Coordinator Roma Group
  • Mr. Luca Filagrana Local Coordinator Trento Group

1.00 – 1.30 p.m. Q&A

1.30 – 3.00 p.m. Buffet lunch 

3.00 – 4.30 p.m. Fourth Session

The future of Centesimus- the view of some members (Fratelli Tutti in Action)

Round Table 

Moderator: Ludwig Ring-Eifel 


  • Prof. Giovanni Marseguerra, Coordinator of the FCAPP Scientific Committee 
  • Prof. Gian Maria Gros-Pietro, Chairman of Banca Intesa Sanpaolo, founding member of Centesimus
  • Roman Lavault, IT entrepreneur 
  • Stephanie zu Lowenstein, CEO of Fuerst Loewenstein Group, Member of the German Children’s Hospice Community
  • Riccardo Braglia, Vice Chairman and CEO of Helsinn Group, pharmaceutical sector, philanthropist active in Africa with humanitarian projects

4.30 – 5.00 p.m. Conclusions – Keynote speech

Keynote Speaker: Thomas Heine-Geldern, Executive President, Aid to the Church in Need, ACN International – “Living the Four Pillars: Common Good, Personhood, Solidarity and Subsidiarity. An Application of Catholic Social Teaching for the persecuted and suffering Church.”

5.00-6.00 p.m. Q&A

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