Friday, February 4, 2011

Pope John Paul II

It is manifestly unjust that a privileged few should continue to accumulate excess goods, squandering available resources, while masses of people are living in misery at the lowest level of subsistence.  Today, the dramatic threat of ecological breakdown is teaching us the extent to which greed and selfishness--both individual and collective--are contrary to the order of creation, an order which is characterized by mutual interdependence.

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