Pope’s Encyclical Caritas in Veritate

Published last week, Love in truth — “Caritas in veritate” is Pope Benedict third encyclical and his first one concerned with social issues. The New York Times described it as  calling for a “radical rethinking of the global economy, criticizing a growing divide between rich and poor and urging the establishment of a “true world political authority” to oversee the economy and work for the “common good.””

You can read the encyclical in English in its entirety here.

Father Richard Ryscavage, S.J., director of Fairfield University’s Center for Faith and Public Life reflects on “Caritas in Veritate” here.

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