A program sponsored by Jubilee USA was recently featured in Catholic News Service. Read excerpt below and follow link to full article.
Pope Prioritizes Need for an Economy that Includes Poor, Archbishop Says
By: Dennis Sadowski
"Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez Nieves of San Juan, Puerto Rico, described how the country's debt crisis continues to plague the island. He said that despite passage in July of a bill by the U.S. Congress allowing for the restructuring of the island's $72 billion in debt, schools continue to close, health care options are reduced and infrastructure is being ignored.
'Puerto Rico and its creditors need to work together and find a way for Puerto Rico to pay back without placing a huge burden on the poor,' Archbishop Gonzalez said."
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