Video: Pope urges Catholics to shun materialism

Jul 25, 2013 Read more: CBS News
In Brazil, Pope Francis plans to visit a slum after he exhorted crowds to shun materialism. Read more
Eleanor

Mundelein, IL

#1 Jul 25, 2013
<LOL>

The leader of the WEALTHIEST CHURCH IN THE WORLD tells its followers to 'shun materialism'!!

So, maybe Pope Francis can loosen the purse strings and set all those MASSIVE VATICAN OWNED RICHES free!!
chisholm

Columbus, OH

#2 Jul 25, 2013
Eleanor wrote:
<LOL>
The leader of the WEALTHIEST CHURCH IN THE WORLD tells its followers to 'shun materialism'!!
So, maybe Pope Francis can loosen the purse strings and set all those MASSIVE VATICAN OWNED RICHES free!!
So he should, but he IS showing a certain amount of personal humility and poverty, which does him credit.

They're not gonna turn around millenia of greed and abuse overnight, unfortunately..
Slambo

United States

#3 Jul 26, 2013
The old fart has it made in the shade. He isn't sacrificing diddly squat.

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