Monday, October 24, 2011

the be-be-beast is coming!

Vatican calls for global authority on economy, raps “idolatry of the market”

"The Vatican called on Monday for the establishment of a “global public authority” and a “central world bank” to rule over financial institutions that have become outdated and often ineffective in dealing fairly with crises. The document from the Vatican’s Justice and Peace department should please the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstrators and similar movements around the world who have protested against the economic downturn.

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It called for the establishment of “a supranational authority” with worldwide scope and “universal jurisdiction” to guide economic policies and decisions.

Asked at a news conference if the document could become a manifesto for the movement of the “indignant ones”, who have criticised global economic policies, Cardinal Peter Turkson, head of the Vatican’s Justice and Peace department, said: “The people on Wall Street need to sit down and go through a process of discernment and see whether their role managing the finances of the world is actually serving the interests of humanity and the common good. “We are calling for all these bodies and organisations to sit down and do a little bit of re-thinking.”"


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It is sure evidence that the Vatican is part of the discussion of what is going on. Last week there was an article in which Germany crticised the US non copperation in setting up a universal financial tax.
The republicans in the US congress may be holding back the new world order. I suggest a real crisis is still needed to put aside the obstructionist stance of these few remaining believers in freedom.