South African cardinal worried about new types of racial discimination
Catholic World News - May 09, 2014
As South African voters went to the polls, Cardinal Wilfrid Napier of Durban cautioned against support for a new sort of racial discrimination, the Fides news service reports.
The cardinal said that after years of progress following the fall of the country’s apartheid regime, he was distressed to see new policies that would classify the people of South Africa according to their race. The cardinal referred to “affirmative action” and “black economic empowerment” programs.
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Posted by: normnuke -
May. 09, 2014 4:29 PM ET USA
At one time in the recent past the economy of SA was called out as being one of the rising BRICS. They are all in trouble now. The surest way to kill a rising economy is to implement socialist policies. A famous Person once said 'The poor you have always with you'. Maybe P.Francis should reflect on this as well.