Rev. Fr David Cortis, OSA, graduated in B. Commerce in 2000 and in 2002 graduated in B. Accountancy (Hons) from the University of Malta, with the dissertation: The applicability of social auditing in the Maltese Co-operatives. He worked as an accountant and an auditor, both in Malta and abroad with KPMG; one of the top-four international audit firms. In 2013 he graduated in Sacred Theology (S.TH.B) from the University of Malta. In January 2016 he obtained a Licentiate in Moral Theology and Pastoral Theology from the Pontifical University of Comillas in Madrid, with the dissertation entitled Moral Signification of Wealth: A comparison between wealth in the Gospel according to Luke and wealth in contemporary capitalism. He is a member of the Department of Moral Theology as an Assistant Lecturer.
Other – Course Co-ordinator for MA Business Ethics – Coordinating the Catholic Social Teaching Higher Diploma course, at the Pastoral Formation Institute (PFI) of the Malta Archdiocese. – Certified Public Accountant Warrant (Malta Accountancy Board)
Forthcoming publications – A chapter on St Augustine and illness in a book "Los santos y la enfermedad", Catedra de Bioetica, Comillas Pontifical University, Madrid. – The Spirituality of the Business Leader in Melita Theologica
Justice and Peace
Ethics in accounting
Economy and Theology
Catholic Social Teaching
Cortis, D. 2018, "Emmanuel Levinas: Implications of the relational paradigm for bioethics", Revista Iberoamericana de Bioética, vol. 06, pp. 1-16.