Russian Orthodox Church Calls for Financial System Based on Christian Values

•Think of it as a Christian version of “Islamic Finance”
•The system encourages respect for the law, charity, moderate consumption and quality goods and services that are safe for consumers’ health, soul and the environment.
•Does not allow service charges on loans, usury (exploitative interest charges) … speculative behavior is prohibited, as well as investments in gambling, drugs and other businesses that do not meet Christian values.

I like the idea, but try selling that to the banking industry!

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