What does it mean to be Catholic in the world of business? This is a very simple question, generally provoking heated reactions. How can there be in corporations disciples of the poor carpenter of Nazareth, who said «woe to you who are rich, for you have already received your comfort» (Lk 6, 24)? The question, although complex and controversial, is pivotal for a Business School inside a Catholic University.
This brief essay summarizes the answers given by the Social Doctrine of Church, explaining the attitudes and guidelines to be applied in the concrete life and actions of the faithful.