The Pope In America: New World Sayings of John Paul

Spiritual Values and Material Goods: Man lives at the same time both in the world of material values and in that of spiritual values. In this relationship it is the spiritual values that are preeminent, both on account of the nature of these values and also for reasons concerning the good of man. The pre-eminence of the values of the spirit defines the proper sense of earthly material goods and the way to use them. This pre-eminence is therefore at the basis of a just peace. It is also a contributing factor to ensuring...

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