Pope Benedict is, according to Fr. Thomas Reese, SJ, one-time editor of the Jesuit magazine, America, is will be releasing a truly "radical document" concerning the economic realities in our world. One respondent to Fr. Reese's article noted that the Pontiff is actually reflecting and echoing the thoughts that can be found in the encyclical Rerum Novarum.
Rather than a reflection on scripture, it might be interesting to read Fr. Reese's article. Father Reese notes "