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The Wall Street Crisis: Background and Causes

Center of Concern | Fri, Oct 3, 2008

The Wall Street Crisis: Background and Causes

This eight-page resource lays out the background, causes and connections behind this crisis. The resource includes:
  • Effects, dangers and alternatives of the bailout
  • Background on the causes leading up to this crisis.
  • A perspective on the crisis from a Catholic Social Teaching view
  • Quotes from the social teaching on the function of the free market
  • Graphs and charts

This resource is a companion piece to the visual overview.

US Impact on Global Economic Justice Through The Lens of Catholic Social Teaching

Engaging Faith | Fri, Mar 28, 2008

US Impact on Global Economic Justice Through The Lens of Catholic Social Teaching

In the April 2008 edition of Resolutions to Action, a publication of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious global Concerns Committee, Sr. Amata Miller, IHM, sums up key questions on economic justice for candidates for office in the 2008 election. the article is entitled "US Impact on Global Economic Justice Through the Lens of Catholic Social Teaching." Previous issues of Resolutions to Action are available on the LCWR website.