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3 hrs ago | Common Dreams
In his latest effort to highlight a corrupt economic system that has produced vast global inequality, Pope Francis released his latest speech Thursday , slamming the wealth and resource accumulation of the super-rich , which he says is destroying hopes for peace, social stability and a sustainable natural environment.
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7 hrs ago | Free Republic
Pope Francis said in the first peace message of his pontificate that huge salaries and bonuses are symptoms of an economy based on greed and inequality and called again for nations to narrow the wealth gap.
11 hrs ago | Cato Institute
It's official: 2013 has been the Year of the Pope. The latest evidence? Time has named Francis its Person of the Year , noting that the pontiff, during his first nine months in office, "has placed himself at the very center of the central conversations of our time: about wealth and poverty, fairness and justice, transparency, modernity, ... (more)
Time Magazine' has named Pope Francis as their Person of the Year. The 76yearold Pontiff was chosen as the person who had the greatest impact on the world, for better or worse, over the last year.
During a trip to Argentina, Beth Dolinar had a strange experience. Whille attending mass in a small local church, she watched as a dog made its way up to the altar and plopped down on the church's floor.
When a mob of conservative commentators led by Rush Limbaugh and Fox Business News morning host Stuart Varney recently red-baited Pope Francis, many of us wondered what the self-appointed defender of all-things-Catholic William Donohue would say.
American Catholics may be celebrating Advent with extra gusto this month, welcoming the Christmas holiday under the leadership of an almost unanimously popular new pope -- marking the church's continued recovery from the depths of its pedophile scandals a decade ago.
The pope beat out NSA leaker Edward Snowden for the distinction, which the newsmagazine has been doing each year since 1927.
The US magazine chose the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church as the most influential figure of the year in its annual review.
Time magazine named Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, crediting him with shifting the message of the Catholic Church while capturing the "imaginations of millions" who had become disillusioned with the Vatican.
Thank god, Pope Francis really is an anticapitalist, socialist and revolutionary.
On Monday, Terry Mattingly of GetReligion blog revealed a glaring error made by Time magazine in its online poll of readers about who should be their Person of the Year.
Of all the things that were stolen during a break-in at Barb Dowding's Port Moody home, the item she wants back the most has little monetary value.
The Pope's recent caution against love of money is way more complicated than some people are making it out to be, Michael Gerson writes in his current column.
On the feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary , Pope Francis told the crowds assembled in St. Peter's Square on Sunday for his weekly Sunday Angelus that Mary's entire existence represents a 'yes' to God.
That hasn't always been so, but few adults under the age of 60 would know that Ayn Rand was once reviled by believers, that the working poor were once seen as honorable folk, and that churchgoing Christians did not always believe it their duty to defend the ways of Big Business.
People must stand united against the scandal of hunger while avoiding food waste and irresponsible use of the world's resources, Pope Francis said.