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Pourquoi Benoît XVI parle-t-il de la microfinance dans son encyclique Caritas in Veritate ?


  • Michel Lelart


microfinance is based on the principles of common good, subsidiarity and solidarity, three major principles in the Church’s social doctrine. Moreover, microfinance is based on the principle of proximity, which is in line with the notion of cultural diversity, which, in turn, is in conformity with the Pope’s desideratum.

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  • Michel Lelart, 2010. "Pourquoi Benoît XVI parle-t-il de la microfinance dans son encyclique Caritas in Veritate ?," Mondes en développement, De Boeck Université, vol. 0(4), pages 97-110.
  • Handle: RePEc:cai:meddbu:med_152_0097

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    1. John Weiss & Heather Montgomery, 2005. "Great Expectations: Microfinance and Poverty Reduction in Asia and Latin America," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(3-4), pages 391-416.
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