On Economic Justice: "The wealthier classes should recognize the respect by the church for private property in its essential forms . . . its constant, vigilant warnings on the moral and social dangers of selfish wealth, on the necessity of a more just distribution of economic goods. The social doctrine of the church has never denied the function of private enterprise, provided this does not damage human dignity and the legitimate aspirations of those who take part in the productive process."

On Peace: "The Vatican breathes the quiet of spiritual places. It does not know the struggle for material interests. Its supreme...

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