Since his election, Pope Francis has made a number of controversial statements about market economies, globalisation and inequality which have an important influence on political and economic debate. This panel discussion draws together a number of experts in the field to discuss their views on recent trends in and future directions of Catholic social teaching and its relationship to public policy and business life.
This extract features Phillip Blond
, Director of Respublica and former senior lecturer in theology and philosophy at the Universities of Exeter and Cumbria.
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