Sunday, August 23, 2015

Italian bishop urges CEO: respect Sunday rest

Catholic World News - August 20, 2015

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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