Although we are
instructed in Holy Scripture to...
"Pay to all
their dues, taxes to whom taxes are due, toll to whom toll is due, respect to
whom respect is due, honor to whom honor is due." (Rom.13:7)
...it is likewise
true that excess taxes are not acceptable...
would therefore be unjust and cruel if under the name of taxation it were to
deprive the private owner of more than is fair." (Pope Leo XIII, "Rerum
Novarum", 1891 A.D.)
"[I]t is grossly
unjust for a State to exhaust private wealth through the weight of imposts and
taxes." (Pope Pius XI, "Quadragesimo Anno", 1931 A.D.)
Reminder: We make no guarantee whatsoever regarding any item herein. Items herein may be the opinions of their authors and do not necessarily reflect our views.
All applicable items may be subject to change at any time without notice. Utilize any link(s) appearing on this page at your own risk.
For more terms information, see "Important Notice" below.
** Page may contain third party advertisement(s)
in any location.
We are not responsible for content. Not an endorsement.
We make no guarantee whatsoever regarding any
item herein. Items herein may be the opinions of their authors
and do not necessarily reflect our views. Items herein may not be comprehensive,
may not be current, may be subject to change at any time without notice, may not
apply to all persons, may be subjective / debatable / erroneous, etc.
Interpretation and application of items herein should not be contrary to the
perennial, official teaching of the Roman Catholic Church. Do not take items out
of context. Do not inflict harm on yourself or others, break laws, take
unsuitable/incautious or inappropriate/drastic actions, or take figurative items
literally. Inclusion of any item herein does not imply endorsement. Clicking on a third
party link leaves our site. We are not responsible for any third party site /
product / service / content / etc. Third parties may not be Catholic.
For terms information,
MyCatholicSource.com ™, MyCatholicSource.org ™,
and other indicated & related items are trademarks of B.F.S.
MyCatholicSource.com, BFSApps, and BFSMedia are divisions of B.F.S.