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Pope Francis Poverty

Pope Francis Wants You To Focus On The Poor This Lent

Posted 01.31.2014 | Religion

Pope Francis has picked the theme "He became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich," for his Lenten message this year, according to a Vat...

Pope Francis Addresses Protesters In St. Peter's Square

AP | Posted 12.22.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged anti-austerity protesters who attended his weekly Angelus blessing to use dialogue and not violence to press ...

Pope Francis: An Imitation of Christ

Jim Wallis | Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion
Jim Wallis

The remarkable acts of kindness and grace we see with Pope Francis are the natural response from a disciple who has known the kindness and grace of Christ in his own life.

'That's Not Christian, That's Pagan' Declares Pope

Posted 12.18.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis continued his denunciation of greed, luxury and pride during his Wednesday audience by declaring that showing off is a decidedly unchrist...

Don't Call Us Marxist Because We Critique Capitalism -- Call Us Christian

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 02.14.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

In response to critics who label him a Marxist, Pope Francis is taking a page from the famous Seinfeld scene: No, my critique of capitalism is not because I'm a Marxist (not that there's anything wrong with that) -- it's because I'm a Christian.

What Is the Main Structural Cause of Economic Inequality?

Ho-Hyung Lee | Posted 02.09.2014 | Business
Ho-Hyung Lee

Yes, we should solve the problems of poverty and growing inequality, but how? Is there any clear and better alternative to replace the existing free market or economic system? What is the real structural cause of inequality?

Pope Francis On The Poor And The 'Culture Of Waste'

Posted 08.19.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis is making his mark as one Catholic Church's more humble Popes by eschewing luxurious vestments in favor of simple white robes, as well as...

Jaweed Kaleem

Will Pope Francis Uplift The Poor?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 03.17.2013 | Religion

The day after his election, Pope Francis asked Argentine bishops to skip his formal installation on Tuesday and instead show "closeness" by doing "act...