Food For Thought: Leo XIII and Economics

The President of a farmer's cooperative in Guinea works in the field.

“Men always work harder and more readily when they work on that which is their own; nay, they learn to love the very soil which yields in response to the labor of their hands, not only food to eat, but an abundance of the good things for themselves and those that are dear to them.” – Pope Leo XIII, Rerum Novarum (1891)

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