Weighty Praise

Caritas in Veritate “is without doubt the most articulate, comprehensive and thoughtful response to the financial crisis that has yet appeared.”

Says who?  A Goldman-Sachs exec.

And he says more:

[I]t makes the [British] Government’s White Paper on financial reforms published two days later look embarrassingly one-dimensional and colourless.

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Pope Benedict’s words are not just platitudes. They affect every person at work every day.

That last bit contra the suggestion that there are some encyclicals that the regular folks just don’t need to bother with. 

And he does more than speak in broad praise.  He identifies “six major ways to make global capitalism more human,” as suggested by CiV.

Check out the whole article.  Brian Saint-Paul at the Ignatius Insight blog pointed it out.

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