By Joshua McElwee, NCR ROME -- Pope Francis strongly defends his repeated criticisms of the global market economy in a new interview released Sunday, rebutting those who accuse him of "pauperism" by saying he is only repeating Jesus' message of caring for the poor. "Jesus affirms that you cannot serve two masters, God and wealth," … Continue reading NEWS: In new interview, Francis strongly defends criticisms of capitalism
by Jim Hug, S.J. A few weeks ago we celebrated the feast of Christ the King of the Universe. The gospel for the day was Jesus’s story of the Last Judgment [Mt. 25:31-46]. It is familiar and we usually take it in stride. But if we judge ourselves honestly on how we’re doing as a … Continue reading ADVENT 2014: What are we expecting?