…Quotes from Religious Leaders
Posted by andreasw on Nov 5, 2010 at 1:53 am
Economic success, however, needs a firm ethical grounding if it is to bring lasting benefits to society. Indeed the needs of the person must always be placed at the heart of economic enterprise, since [...] the human person is ‘the source, the center, and the purpose of all economic and social life.
Likewise, an authentic democracy is not merely the result of a formal observation of a set of rules, but is ‘the fruit of a convinced acceptance of the values that inspire democratic procedures: the dignity of every human person, the respect of human rights, commitment to the common good.
Benedict XVI in an address to the Ambassador of Singapore, December 17, 2007