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Bishop Barron on Why Too Much Power in One Place Is a Bad Thing

Bishop Robert Barron

January 21, 2021


Friends, by a basic and healthy instinct, Catholic social teaching wishes power to be shared widely throughout local communities, overcoming tyranny and promoting charity. The Church advocates neither absolutist statist control nor indifferent individual freedom. Instead, it holds out an economics and politics of distributive justice as ideal for the common good.