"his authority was unquestioned, and his justice was administered with clarity and balance, and was well-explained, often tempered by irony, always an opportunity to convey her message of education, which he recorded in the depth generations of students: the responsibility to make the most of your duty is not only individual but social; not only earthly, but spiritual."
eleven years on from when Mario Draghi, the then Governor of the Bank of Italy, wrote in l'osservatore Romano " of February 9, 2010, in the death of the jesuit priest, father Franco Rough, his former headmaster at the high school and the liceo classico of the Institute Maximum of Rome, the school of the Society of Jesus frequented the fourth grade.
And in the Vatican look with great confidence to the choice of the President Mattarella, an assessment rooted in time.
The July 10, 2020 Francis has appointed Dragons member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. May be a coincidence of history that the pupil of the jesuits has been chosen as a consultor to the vatican from the first Pope, a jesuit. But it is not accidental that the affinity and the estimate that binds them.
met several times, in 2013, the Dragons, he was received in audience with the family, and in 2016 was sitting next to Angela Merkel when Francis was awarded the Charlemagne prize. Then the Pope gave a speech a memorable one, "I dream of a new european humanism", referring to the "project lit of the fathers", Schuman, Adenauer, De Gasperi.
November 2, 2019, the Catholic Civilization, the magazine of the jesuits, had dedicated an essay on "the contribution of Dragons to Europe". Final judgement: "He knew how to take decisions on the basis of rigorous analysis, with boldness and guided by a vision of the highest in Europe, combined with well over the currency as in the project of the founding Fathers".