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January 18, 2017

Pope Francis' nightmare? World's richest 8 men own as much as 3.6 billion people

During an interview with Dutch newspaper Straatinieuws, Pope Francis explained: "I would like a world without the poor. We must fight for this. But I am a believer and I…
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NewsVatican
November 7, 2015

Pope Francis reveals childhood fantasy; I had once wanted to be a butcher.

In an interview with a homeless man who makes his living selling newspapers in Holland, Pope Francis reveals that he never had dreams of one day becoming Pope. He said…
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NewsVatican
November 6, 2015

A World without Poverty – Pope Francis

In his quest towards ensuring the Catholic Church supports the poor and the needy, Pope Francis invited a homeless street vendor for an intimate meeting at the Vatican. Dutch street…
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NewsUSA
October 12, 2015

Poverty, environment, economy – it's all about the human person, Holy See tells UN

Global efforts to fight poverty, protect the environment and make decisions about the economy must all be connected by the common thread of promoting human dignity, a Holy See representative…
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NewsUSA
October 8, 2015

How the Catholic Church is fighting loan sharks in Texas

Lenders charging exorbitant rates on payday loans in Arlington, Texas have a new force to contend with in their fight against regulation: the bishops of the Catholic Church. Last week,…
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NewsUSA
September 18, 2015

Over 45 million live in poverty as Pope Francis comes to visit

Carolyn Smith of Dayton, Ohio was living without food or working utilities and in “in an utter, total state of depression” when a Good Samaritan brought her to the local…
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