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Wall Street Workers "Turning to Religion" Amid Turmoil

Posted on Wed, Sep 24, 2008

(New York, N.Y.)—Reuters reports that financial workers suffering through Wall Street's roller coaster ride are "turning to religion."

Said Reverend Mark Bozzuti-Jones, of Trinity Church Wall Street, "People are just sitting there praying or crying, and definitely exhausted.

There has definitely been an increase in the number of people who have come in. The economic financial crisis is a reminder that we cannot put our faith in riches, that we cannot put our faith in money."

Lou Janicek, a Wall Street financial advisor said Wall Street would "benefit if people applied the same morals they learned in church to the workplace."

"What you do at work matters as much as whether you regularly attend church or the synagogue or whatever," said Janicek. "If you are an accountant or you find yourself in an unethical situation, you can't just stand by and let it happen—then you have another Enron....(more)

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