The Pope Just Published One Of The Most Powerful Critiques Of Modern Capitalism That You Will Ever Read

JOE WEISENTHAL NOV. 26, 2013, 

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Pope Francis is out with the first big, written text of his papacy. The full text can be found here (via Izabella Kaminska).

The section of the text that’s getting the most attention is his powerful denouncement of our current financial system, the obsession with consumption, inequality, and the tyranny of capitalism.

The key part of the text is below, though first here a few lines that really stand out.

On the importance of remembering those who are less fortunate: “We can only praise the steps being taken to improve 

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