Professor: Catholic teaching invites us to radically reconsider the economy

Posted May 31, 2019 7:29 pm by Editor

Professor: Catholic teaching invites us to radically reconsider the economy

Philadelphia, Pa., May 31, 2019 / 04:11 pm (CNA).- Among the greatest gifts the Church has to offer the secular world is a profound understanding of happiness, which does not rely on wealth, said a Villanova University economist in a recent speech.

“We cannot think well about economic life, or the challenges to economic justice and the environment that we confront, if we do not first think hard about the shape of human happiness and the proper role of wealth,” said Mary Hirschfeld.

She said that the Church’s teaching is an invitation to radically reconsider how we view the economy and the

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