"The pope said his letter would look at modern problems in the field of promoting development, and he asked for prayers for 'this latest contribution that the church offers humanity in its commitment for sustainable progress in full respect for human dignity and the real needs of all,'" CNS reported today.The story by Carol Glatz concludes:
"Pope Benedict also said the publication of the document was delayed by the eruption of one of the worst global economic crises in decades. He said he wanted to update what he had drafted so the document would deal thoroughly with the current crisis and offer 'a more adequate response' to the world's financial woes."For the full CNS story, click HERE.
The USCCB's blog post on the subject says that the English translation of the title will be "Charity in Truth," as opposed to "love." For that story, which predicts that the pope will address the "economy, ecology and personal and corporate ethics," click HERE.