A Quick Take on the New Vatican Document: What You Need to Know

Posted May 17, 2018 7:35 pm by Allyson Kenny

A Quick Take on the New Vatican Document:  What You Need to Know

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Today, the Vatican released a new 15-page document on economics and the world financial system, titled Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones.
I know what you’re probably thinking.  And you’re totally right; this work is highly technical and not for the average ‘Joe Six-Pack’ in the pews.  
But never fear.  I, a humble Salt+Light associate producer (with a strong academic background in developmental economics) am here with a quick take on what the average Catholic can glean from this document; no economics degree needed, I promise.  
And in the spirit of recent Church publications like the YouCat, I’ve used a question and answer

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