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Saturday, March 08, 2008

Catholic Encyclicals

The economic system, known as corporatism, was based on two papal encyclicals which were supposed to prevent class struggle and supremacy of economism:

Rerum Novarum (Pope Leo XIII, May 15, 1891) - On Capital and Labor
Quadragesimo Anno (Pope Pius XI, May 15, 1931)

Supposedly these encyclicals inspired Salazar when he was ruling Portugal.

The popes who issued them:

Pope Leo XIII
(The Social Pope, the Pope of the Working Man)

Pope Pius XI


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