"The current global financial crisis illustrates why it is a mistake to build a life on passing realities like money and success. We see this today in the collapse of the great banks: this money disappears; it's nothing. And so all these things we thought were real and were counting on are in fact realities of a second order. We need to change our idea of realism. The realist is someone who recognizes in the Word of God, in this reality that appears so weak, the foundation of all things."
Pope Benedict XVI