Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Robert Scheer at The Nation: In Praise of What Pope Francis Said About Capitalism

Robert Scheer's article in The Nation is linked below.

Robert Scheer at The Nation: The Pope and Capitalism

"Forget, for the moment, that he is the pope, and that Holy Father Francis’ apostolic exhortation last week was addressed “to the bishops, clergy, consecrated persons and the lay faithful.” Even if, like me, you don’t fall into one of those categories and also take issue with the Catholic Church’s teachings on a number of contested social issues, it is difficult to deny the inherent wisdom and clarity of the pontiff’s critique of the modern capitalist economy. No one else has put it as powerfully and succinctly."

---Robert Scheer, The Nation 

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