David Zahra lectures on Islamic Finance at the Vatican

Vatican CityDavid Zahra has recently delivered a lecture on ‘Islamic Finance’ as part of the 12° Corso biennale in Dottrina Sociale della Chiesa organised by the Fondazione Centesimus Annus – Pro Pontifice and the Pontificia Universita’ Lateranense.

The lecture took place on Saturday 12th January 2013 at the Istituto Maria Santissima Bambina, Città del Vaticano.

The Corso biennale in Dottrina Sociale della Chiesa discusses themes particularly aimed at professionals and operators in the socio-economic world and is presented as an opportunity for personal and professional enrichment.

The lecture dealt with the basic features of the Shari’a and Islamic finance and on what could the Western world learn from Islamic finance in re-inventing itself following the current crisis.