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Pope attacks global economics for worshipping ‘god of money’

Posted By Adan On September 22, 2013 @ 12:00 pm In Economic Crisis,Old Infowars Posts Style,Tile | Comments Disabled

Philip Pullella
Reuters
Sept. 22, 2013

"We don't want this globalised economic system which does us so much harm."

Pope Francis: “We don’t want this globalised economic system which does us so much harm.” / By Tânia Rêgo/ABr (Agência Brasil), via Wikimedia Commons

Pope Francis made one of his strongest attacks on the global economic system on Sunday, saying it could no longer be based on a “god called money” and urged the unemployed to fight for work.

Francis, at the start of a day-long trip to the Sardinian capital, Cagliari, put aside his prepared text at a meeting with unemployed workers, including miners in hard hats who told him of their situation, and improvised for nearly 20 minutes.

“I find suffering here … It weakens you and robs you of hope,” he said. “Excuse me if I use strong words, but where there is no work there is no dignity.”

[...] The pope, who later celebrated Mass for some 300,000 people outside the city’s cathedral, told them: “We don’t want this globalised economic system which does us so much harm. Men and women have to be at the centre (of an economic system) as God wants, not money.”

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