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A supposedly anti-capitalist pope channels his inner entrepreneur - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

ROME - At the level of crass public imagery, Pope Francis is generally seen as a critic of capitalism and hostile to both big business and a free-market economy. Saturday, however, was one of those days that explodes stereotypes, as Francis made it ...and more »

Pope visits factory workers, highlights the dignity of work - Inquirer.net

Pope Francis speaks at the ILVA steel-making company in Genoa, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Pope Francis has begun a one-day visit to the northern Italian port city of Genoa to meet with workers, poor and homeless people, refugees and prisoners AP ...and more »

Pope in Genoa challenges the 'worldliness' of Catholic life - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Pope Francis salutes as he leaves after celebrating a Mass in Genoa, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (Credit: AP Photo/Antonio Calanni.) In a busy morning, Pope Francis said that the Church is interested in the "dignity of work" because even Jesus was a ...and more »

Pope denounces speculators in visit to industrial workers - Inquirer.net

Pope Francis arrives at the ILVA steel-making company in Genoa, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Pope Francis has begun a one-day visit to the northern Italian port city of Genoa to meet with workers, poor and homeless people, refugees and prisoners. He ...and more »

Pope Francis praises the workers and slams the bankers as he visits struggling steel factory in Italy - Daily Mail

Pope Francis earned a rapturous reception on a visit to a struggling steel factory in northern Italy on Saturday, where he denounced financial speculators and demanded dignity for working people. The pontiff addressed several thousand uniformed and ...and more »

Pope Francis Shocks Workers With Pro-Capitalism Pitch - Breitbart News

Speaking to workers and business people in Italy's port city of Genoa Saturday, Pope Francis surprised his hearers by praising entrepreneurship and touting the importance of healthy businesses for the economy. “There can't be a good economy without ...and more »

Pope Francis visits Genoa's Giannina Gaslini Pediatric Hospital - Vatican Radio

“Faith works primarily through charity and without it, it is dead. So I encourage you to carry out your delicate work motivated by charity", said Pope Francis to the staff members of “Giannini Gaslini” Pediatric Hospital during his day long visit to ...and more »

Pope Francis compares financial speculators to mercenaries - RT

The ever popular Pope Francis was applauded at a steel factory in Italy as he lashed out at financial speculators and called for working people's dignity to be restored. “The progressive transformation of the entrepreneur into a speculator is an ...and more »

Pope underlines dignity of work in visit to troubled steel factory - Catholic Herald Online

Pope Francis has highlighted the struggles that workers face in a globalised economy with a visit to a troubled steel factory in Genoa, where he stressed how jobs give people a sense of human dignity and denounced those who exploit workers. The visit ...and more »

The power of Christians lies in prayer and preaching – Pope in Genoa - Vatican Radio

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis wrapped up an intense 1-day apostolic visit to the Italian port city of Genoa with the celebration of Mass. To the faithful present for the open-air ceremony in Genoa's Kennedy Square, the Pope said Christians must never ...and more »