Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day February 24, 2012

“The world of finance, while necessary, no longer represents an instrument that favors our well-being or the life of mankind, instead it has become an oppressive power, that almost demands our adoration, mammon, the false divinity that truly dominates the world.”

– Pope Benedict XVI, continuing a theme laid out in Caritas in Veritate, and echoing Pius XI’s concerns about the financial sector in the 1930s.

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