Pope Benedict XVI condemns ‘corruption and illegality’ of politicians and businesses on eve of G8
The Pope condemned the “corruption and illegality” of politicians and businesses across the world as he called for a new order based on the common good.
By Martin Beckford, Religious Affairs Correspondent
Published: 7:00AM BST 08 Jul 2009
In a detailed critique of modern social, economic and environmental problems, delivered on the eve of a summit of the G8 leaders in Italy, Pope Benedict XVI warned that globalisation risked triggering a worldwide crisis.