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Blessed Paul VI: 'Populorum Progressio'

Blessed Pope Paul VI in Colombia in 1968 - RV

Blessed Pope Paul VI in Colombia in 1968 - RV

24/10/2014 15:57

(Vatican Radio) In 1967 Blessed Paul VI promulgates his social encyclical 'Populorum Progressio' on the development of peoples. In this document the Pope calls for all nations to initiate dialogue and collaboration so developing countries no longer risk being overwhelmed by debt.

In an effort to find out more about this social encyclical written by Pope Paul VI in the aftermath of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council, Veronica Scarisbrick speaks to a Professor of Catholic Social Teaching at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas here in Rome. He's Dominican Father Alejandro Crosthwaite.

Listen to Professor Alejandro Crosthwaite OP,  in a programme presented and produced by Veronica Scarisbrick:



24/10/2014 15:57