„It is scripturally sinful,“ he told NCR. „And thereвЂ™s not a way you might argue that the typical price [in Missouri], 450 %, just isn’t usury.“
Throughout its pages, the Bibles condemns usury, the financing cash at high interest levels. Likewise has got the Catechism associated with Catholic Church, saying under its conversation regarding the Fifth Commandment („Thou shalt not kill“): „Those whose usurious and avaricious transactions trigger the hunger and loss of their brethren into the individual family indirectly commit homicide, which can be imputable for them.“
Then-chair of the U.S. bishops‘ conference Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, wrote a letter to CFPB encouraging the agency to „act with your authority to protect consumers and families living in or near poverty from predatory financial products, especially payday loans.