Approaching 10 year anniversary of Deus Caritas Est

We are approaching the 10 year anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI’s first encyclical letter Deus Caritas Est (God is Love).  The following article suggests that a careful reading of this encyclical gives lie to the claim that Pope Francis’ emphasis on the need to act in favor of the poor, vulnerable, and marginalized is a break with the teaching of his predecessor.

Ten years on, it might be good to go back and take a look at it again.