August 4, 2009

No evil in generating real wealth

The article “Strength from gentle pope” (CR, July 30) came to a correct conclusion when it called us to study the encyclical. However, terms must be understood. If Tony Magliano understood the implications of “profit” and “improper means,” he would have realized that the present economic crisis is the antithesis of “the accumulation of money...
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A soldier’s grandmother points to Fatima

I read with some trepidation “Nuclear Weapons and Moral Questions: The Path to Zero,” a challenging article by Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien; His connection being his ministry with the U.S. Military, mine having a grandson at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
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