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Saturday, November 24, 2007

Merit Raises for Vatican Employees

In response to a reporter inquiring of him how many people work in the Vatican, Pope John XXIII replied, “Oh, no more than half of them.”

Economists around the world are delighted to learn that Pope Benedict XVI has turned to market economics to solve the problem Pope John XXIII outlined in his famous quip. One must wonder, however, if the normal laws of economics will work for a group that includes many who have taken a vow of poverty.



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