There's a lot more -- warning, it's a long read. however, the key theme is this: What the Pope proposes in Caritas in Veritate, said Cardinal Turkson, is achieving the common good without sacrificing personal, private interests, aspirations and desires. This is in contrast to socialism, he explained, which is an ideology in which private property and private interests are totally placed in the service of government policies
posted on 01/23/2011 3:12:49 AM PST
In his conclusion, the Pope underlines that development "needs Christians with their arms raised towards God in prayer"; it needs "love and forgiveness, self-denial, acceptance of others, justice and peace"
posted on 04/27/2011 7:00:15 AM PDT
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