Franciscan monk Paolo Benanti is the brains behind the Rome Call, a pact aimed at making sure artificial intelligence is developed with ethics in mind. He tells us why religions should be part of that conversation. Benanti helped draft a draft draft in March 2020, signed in March by Pope Francis. He has become a trusted adviser to the pontiff, and has become an important adviser on AI. He fears it could adversely affect the most vulnerable members of society, and increase inequality against this world’s already stark inequality. He says it could also affect the vulnerable members and increase the use of artificial intelligence to increase the number of people in the world by 2030. The Pope says he is committed to the project, and that it will be . . .