Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-2010

Source Publication

Journal of Macromarketing

Abstract

In an effort to assess the latest thinking in the Roman Catholic Church on economic matters, this communications note briefly highlights the recent publication of a new encyclical by Pope Benedict XVI, Caritas in Veritate (Charity in Truth). Core ethical values, consistent with previous examples of Catholic Social Teaching (CST), are retained. However, some important nuances are added to previous treatments and certain points of emphasis are shifted to account for recent global developments. Key areas that relate to abiding marketing issues are spelled out and some brief commentary on matters of importance to macromarketing is offered.

Comments

Published version. Journal of Macromarketing, Volume 30, No. 3 (September 2010), DOI: 10.1177/0276146710372224. ©SAGE Publications Used with permission.