The Vatican's global economy - ‘Rubbish, rubbish, rubbish,’ or timely, pertinent, reasonable? (November 2011)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Nov 9, 2011

By Michael Swan
Source: The Catholic Register

Thinking in catholic terms about a global economy ought to be natural. Catholic means global, universal, transcending boundaries. But a Catholic proposal for regulating the global economy has stirred a battle between left and right within the Church.The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace’s “note” — issued in advance of the G20 meeting that opened Nov. 3 in Cannes, France — proposed a gradual evolution toward global governance of finance and trade.

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