A society that fails to pay a just wage, to offer employment, or that only seeks personal profit, is unjust and goes against God, Pope Francis said today.
Addressing pilgrims during his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square, the Holy Father said work is fundamental for dignity – it gives man “a special dignity, a personal dignity” and men and women who work “are dignified.”
But he noted many who want to work and cannot, and those who work but are exploited. “Not paying fairly, not giving a job because you are only looking at balance sheets, only looking at how to make a profit – that goes against God!,” he said.
“This is a burden on our conscience, because when society is...READ MORE