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Pope blasts 'cult of money' that tyrannizes poor

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 05/16/2013 @ 6:20 pm In Faith,Money | No Comments

(Associated Press) Pope Francis has denounced the global financial system, blasting the “cult of money” that he says is tyrannizing the poor and turning humans into expendable consumer goods.

In his first major speech on the subject, Francis demanded Thursday that financial and political leaders reform the global financial system to make it more ethical and concerned for the common good. He said: “Money has to serve, not to rule!”

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