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Keep Humanity the Focus of Tech Innovations, Says New Vatican-approved Ethics Guide

Jul 4, 2023

A new ethics handbook for the tech industry and big business launched with the collaboration of the Vatican’s culture and education body advises “don’t build the future badly.”

Pope Francis meets with participants of the Minerva Dialogues — a meeting of scientists, engineers, business leaders, lawyers, philosophers, Catholic theologians, ethicists, and members of the Roman Curia to discuss digital technologies — at the Vatican on March 27, 2023. | Credit: Vatican Media

An Ethical Artificial Intelligence Respects Human Dignity: Pope Francis

Mar 27, 2023

Pope Francis said emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning could be beneficial to society as long as they respect human dignity.

Cardinal José Tolentino de Mendonça celebrates Mass at Fatima, Portugal, May 13, 2021. | Courtesy of the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima.

Pope Francis Names New Head of Vatican Dicastery for Culture and Education

Sep 26, 2022

Pope Francis has appointed a Portuguese cardinal as the head of the newly formed Vatican Dicastery for Culture and Education.