Posts Tagged ‘Sharing’

NZ Bishops – live more simply and reach out to others at Christmas

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

New Zealand’s Catholic Bishops have challenged people to live more simply this Christmas and find ways to share what they have with neighbours, friends and those in need. “Our preparation for Christmas in the season of Advent is a time of waiting for a child who was born in poverty, in a stable because there Read more

Catholics more inclined to share wealth

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Catholics are more likely to support government intervention in the economy than Protestants and also have a stronger preference for sharing wealth equally, a European Central Bank study said.

The research paper also said Max Weber’s theories about the Protestant work ethic were supported by the results of the study and that they apply more widely than thought, including in the choice of political institutions and in explaining income inequality.

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