More than a Relic?

The Bishops’ Economic Pastoral Turns 25

Twenty-five years ago the United States bishops issued their last comprehensive commentary on the moral dimensions of the American political economy. The anniversary of their pastoral message Economic Justice for All arrives during the nation’s most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression, at a time when Americans yearn for a positive vision of an economy that can support struggling families...

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David J. O’Brien is University Professor of Faith and Culture at the University of Dayton.

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