7 New Quotes from Pope Francis on Poverty and Social Justice

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From Papa Francesco: Questa economia uccide (Pope Francis: This economy kills) by Andrea Tornielli and Giacomo Galeazzivia via America:

  1. “I recognize that globalization has helped many people rise out of poverty, but it has also damned many others to starve to death. It is true that global wealth is growing in absolute terms, but inequalities have also grown and new poverty arisen.”
  2. “When money, instead of man, is at the center of the system, when money becomes an idol, men and women are reduced to simple instruments of a social and economic system, which is characterized, better yet dominated, by profound inequalities. So we discard whatever is not useful to this logic; it is this attitude that discards children and older people, and is now affecting the young.”
  3. “We cannot wait any longer to deal with the structural causes of poverty, in order to heal our society from an…

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