Religion: Life & Liberty

Last week, as part of the Vatican campaign to keep Italy from going Communist, Pope Pius XII addressed the Italian Congress of Economic Experts:

". . . Economic and social life is inconceivable without liberty. ... It cannot be a liberty which merely denies state regulation. Neither can it be the pseudo-liberty of our present day wherein man is asked to submit his individuality to the will and fancy of gigantic organizations. Genuine and healthy liberty can be only that of men who, feeling themselves solidly bound together in a team to ensure a good social economy, acquire the right to insist...

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