Pope calls hunger 'global scandal,' urges lifestyle changes

There are 3 comments on the Reuters story from Dec 9, 2013, titled Pope calls hunger 'global scandal,' urges lifestyle changes. In it, Reuters reports that:

Pope Francis denounced the "global scandal" of hunger on Monday, calling for an international "wave of prayer" to bring attention to the plight of the needy and homeless.

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Great Caesars Ghost

Stillwater, OK

#1 Dec 9, 2013
Bishops, of whom Pope Francis is one, never really got Economics 101 straight. Capitalist economies have lifted far more people out of poverty permanently than have all charities combined. Visit Taiwan, South Korea or Singapore for starters.) A charitable public mindset on top of a free market economy makes far more sense than “trickle up poverty”(i.e. socialism).
On the other hand, I shall cheerfully defer to the bishops on strict matters of theology.
Gods R Delusions but Mine

Orlando, FL

#2 Dec 10, 2013
Great Caesars Ghost wrote:
Bishops, of whom Pope Francis is one, never really got Economics 101 straight. Capitalist economies have lifted far more people out of poverty permanently than have all charities combined. Visit Taiwan, South Korea or Singapore for starters.) A charitable public mindset on top of a free market economy makes far more sense than “trickle up poverty”(i.e. socialism).
On the other hand, I shall cheerfully defer to the bishops on strict matters of theology.
All gods are delusions except mine.

“King of Kings”

Since: Jul 08

US Bible belt

#3 Dec 10, 2013
Great Caesars Ghost wrote:
Bishops, of whom Pope Francis is one, never really got Economics 101 straight. Capitalist economies have lifted far more people out of poverty permanently than have all charities combined. Visit Taiwan, South Korea or Singapore for starters.) A charitable public mindset on top of a free market economy makes far more sense than “trickle up poverty”(i.e. socialism).
On the other hand, I shall cheerfully defer to the bishops on strict matters of theology.
According to the Bible Capitalism is as far from economic as you could get. No lines on maps, dividing of land, money-changers, profiteers, salesman, soldiers, gamblers, sellers of skin etc is the system it and I recommend. And by the way I am the most economic and efficient manufacturing manager in all of time.

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