I’m back from a long vacation and an evil virus ... Here’s an easy post: This week’s editorial.
To Resist the Thriller
July 26-August 8, 2009 Editorial
Two events captured the attention of a worldwide audience on July 7. One was the publication of Caritas in Veritate, Pope Benedict XVI’s Augustinian encyclical on economics. The other was the memorial of Michael Jackson, marking a life that seemed to shriek the Augustinian lesson: “Our hearts are restless unless they rest in you.”
The two events, of course, have nothing to do with each other.
Caritas in Veritate (Charity in Truth) is Benedict’s 30,000-word, densely written, deeply thoughtful third encyclical. Its arrival has...READ MORE