Government and Institutions

The idea of global institutions is not a sudden fascination of Pope Francis

Philip Booth writes for the Catholic Herald

In article for the Catholic Herald, IEA Senior Academic Fellow Professor Philip Booth looks at the question of global governing authority, raised again – though hardly for the first time – by Pope Francis in his encyclical, Fratelli tutti.

Philip argues that “even the most ardent Catholic Brexiteer would accept that there should be some role for institutions beyond the nation-state”, but the question that follows is how should those institutions look like? In the spirit of the encyclical, writes Philip, perhaps the dialogue should begin.

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