Caritas in Veritate 25, By the Numbers

My co-blogger Tim recently highlighted the following statement from Pope Benedict’s latest social encyclical, Caritas in Veritate: The global market has stimulated first and foremost, on the part of rich countries, a search for areas in which to outsource production

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Set Me Free (From Ideologies) Part 2

  To follow up on my first installment of “Set Me Free (From Ideologies), I am going to draw again from the rich well of Pope Benedict’s powerful encyclical Caritas In Veritate.  In this case it would seem that in

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Speculating on Gomez

First of all, I need to introduce myself: my name is Michael Denton and I’m from what Tito calls the People’s Republic of Cajunland and what I call paradise: South Louisiana. As for my qualifications: well, like most other bloggers,

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Sweatshop Economics Must Not Continue

I don’t believe any good Catholic would say they are happy with the situation of so many sweatshops operating in China et al.  The problem is what to do (or not do) about it.  I am giving my students a

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Res et Explicatio for A.D. 7-23-2009

Salvete AC readers! Buckle Up! Because here are today’s Top Picks in the Catholic world: 1. I want to welcome Blackadder to American Catholic.  Yes, it’s belated, but needed nonetheless.  He has been an excellent addition to our fledgling website. 

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Bullet Points on Caritas

A  helpful post courtesy of Father Z here on the major points of Caritas gleaned from L’Osservatore Romano.  I found this very useful.

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An Encyclical Prediction

Thus far I’ve only had the chance to read the first couple pages of Caritas in Veritate, however seeing the first rounds of blog and media reaction rolling forth from both sides of the Catholic political spectrum I would like

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Caritas in Veritate Is Here

Link here. As with all of Benedict’s encyclicals, I am sure there will be much to reflect upon. Let the discussions begin!

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Exclusive Sneak Peek of Caritas in Veritate

[Updates at the bottom of this posting.] The much anticipated new encyclical that Pope Benedict XVI recently signed, his third, on June 29th titled Caritas in Veritate, or Charity in Truth, will be released soon by Ignatius Press (the English version) on July  6th or 7th of 2009 A.D. 

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