Pope Francis on the Environmental Crisis
By A.M.C. Waterman
Pope Franciss 2015 encyclical on the environmental crisis may be the most talked about papal statement since 1968. Although Francis ignores the role of markets in the channeling of self-interest to serve the common goodand conserve natural resourceshis criticisms of the deified market often hit their mark.
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