Philip Booth
18 December 2015
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Pope Francis has frequently described the present global financial system as an “economy that kills”. He often specifically criticises speculation on food prices. Addressing the UN this...
Philip Booth
19 June 2015

Pope Francis’ encyclical, ‘Laudato si’, is an important contribution to the theology and morality of the earth’s ecology in the context of a holistic conception of the human...
Stephen Michael MacLean
30 June 2014

Pope Francis is at it again - speaking out on behalf of the poor, while casting aspersions on the free market, perhaps the poor’s greatest friend. In an address to a conference meeting in Rome...
Philip Booth
9 December 2013

Pope Francis had some dismissive things to say about the market economy and globalisation in his apostolic exhortation. Disappointingly, however, there was much use of the rhetorical tactic of...
Philip Booth
26 September 2013

On Sunday, Pope Francis made unprepared remarks in Sardinia, a part of Italy that has been especially badly hit by the economic crisis. Specifically, he said: ‘We don’t want this...
James Bartholomew
14 May 2013

It is sad to see the Pope enter into the political and economic arena. He does not understand the issues and therefore has made wholly misguided remarks which are dangerous for the people of...