Tag Archives: Caritas in Veritate

CNS STORY: Vatican document calls for global authority to regulate markets

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The Vatican has developing a position regarding the reform that it envisions for the global financial system and it has engaged a tremendous response from pundits and activist from both sides of the political spectrum. This vision has been articulated within … Continue reading

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Engaging Economic Subsidiarity: embracing the struggle between Freedom and Equality

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(I edited this article which was originally written by Fr. Sebastian MacDonald, CP) One’s perspective on issues determines what one sees.  Broader perspectives engulf more than narrower ones.  Retrieving the most fundamental perspective, at least for believers in God, entails … Continue reading

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Rerum Novarum and the Catholic legacy of Economic Justice

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The current budget battle between the two dominant American political parties involves two familiar, age-old, disagreements on how to provide prosperity for as many people as possible. From the political forces on the right we have a firm belief that … Continue reading

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May our new “Sputnik moment” move us towards greater charity rather than competition

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President Obama recently delivered his second State of the Union address and in it he tackled a number of pertinent issues and challenges that our nation faces. I was pleased to notice the efforts that both parties made to create … Continue reading

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Micah 6: 9-16. Economic Justice and the Global Balance of Power

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The 112th  Congress has begun to govern and the results of our November election have begun to take the reins of government. The economy is the issue that concerns many Americans and this congress will have to consider domestic and … Continue reading

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