Populorum Progressio 11: Concomitant Dangers

Would anyone in the 60s have imagined the late 2010s in the US and our would-be savior leading us to greatness?

11. In such troubled times some people are strongly tempted by the alluring but deceitful promises of would-be saviors. Who does not see the concomitant dangers: public upheavals, civil insurrection, the drift toward totalitarian ideologies?

These are the realities of the question under study here, and their gravity must surely be apparent to everyone.

This encyclical letter is © Copyright – Libreria Editrice Vaticana, and can be found in its entirety at this linkThe image is of Lady Justice at the Central Criminal Court of London.

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Todd lives in Minnesota, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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