Italian bishop urges CEO: respect Sunday rest
August 20, 2015
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An Italian bishop has written an open letter to the CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles calling for the closing of its plant in Melfi from 10:00 PM on Saturdays to 10:00 PM on Sundays.
Rejoicing that more fathers are able to provide for their families because of an improving economy, Bishop Gianfranco Todisco of Melfi-Rapolla-Venosa said that respecting Sunday rest “not only promotes the welfare of the family, but also becomes the best investment a company can make … because it gives top priority to the dignity of the human person, with his legitimate needs and aspirations that cannot be put to death by the law of profit.”
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- Lettera aperta (Diocese of Melfi-Rapolla-Venosa)
- FCA. Il vescovo di Melfi scrive a Marchionne e chiede il riposo domenicale per gli operai (TRM Network)
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