Category Archives: Poverty

Pope Francis Talks About Selling The Pieta

In a recent interview, Pope Francis spoke frankly about something that more than a few people have speculated on – whether he will sell the Vatican’s priceless works of art and give the money to the poor. In an interview with a Dutch newspaper published by homeless people, Pope Francis was asked whether, given his […]

Shipwreck and Cynicism

Last July, Pope Francis made his first papal trip outside of Rome to the Italian island of Lampedusa: a narrow slab of rock 70 miles off the Tunisian coast and a major point of entry to the EU for migrants (mostly illegal) fleeing poverty, violence and, upheaval in East Africa, North Africa, and the greater […]



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