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    • Gian

      Pope is wise. Globalization implies that people be free to move about otherwise it is only for the money and the rich.
      The First World people should not limit their solidarity to the national boundaries.
      If the First World is depopulating, it is only justice that the people from the crowded lands be free to move to the empty lands.
      Thus a World Government is required. The UNO was after all a creation of Western countries.

    • Michael PS

      Subsidiarity is a lot older than Leo XIII

      [1242b][1] διὸ ἐν οἰκίᾳ πρῶτον ἀρχαὶ καὶ πηγαὶ φιλίας καὶ πολιτείας καὶ δικαίου.
      Hence in the household are first found the origins and springs of friendship, of political organization and of justice – Aristotle Eudemian Ethics Book 7

    • Bill Russell

      Read this witty marvel corroborating Father Orsi:

      Credit Suisse Speaks Out on Patristics | Crisis Magazine

    • Bill Foley

      from Bill Foley

      Wonderful article, Father Orsi. Such a recommendation by the Holy See violates the principle of subsidiarity.

    • Deacon Ed Peitler

      World Government = Totalitarianism (dictatorship of the many by the few) = ultimate rebellion = loss of lives.

      The only true World Government will be when Christ returns and hands over the world to His Father.

    • Rae marie

      Why are people in the Vatican allowed to put out such misguiding documents?

      Can’t there be a rebuttal of the “One World Government” idea put out by people in the Vatican with more sense?

      Why is the media saying the pope encourages this ?

      I have been told that Benedict XVI’s 3rd encyclical encourages a “One-World” government, is this true?