Sunday, July 3, 2011

Pope Ratzinger on Hunger

"How can we be silent about the fact that even food has become the object of speculation or is tied to the course of a financial market that, lacking definite rules and poor in moral principles, appears anchored to the sole objective of profit?" — Pope says selfish economic models at root of world hunger. (A three-year-old article of mine on the subject — Don't Blame the Market for the Global Food Crisis!)

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