Imitate Christ's poverty to find real happiness, Pope writes in Lenten message [CWN]

“Christ’s poverty is the greatest treasure of all,” Pope Francis tells the world in his message for Lent.In his first annual message for the penitential season, which was released by …


This is so deeply touching, So many in the U.S. media were annoyed because they interperted the Pope as being anti-capitalism due to an earlier statement. It was. to me ,
very clearly,not against our system of business, but speaking to the greed that is pervailent in the portion of our population that controls the high profits and the politians that, along with the latter, don’t answer to the needs of the poor and destitute in our
society and many others.
This problem needs attention from the excessively wealthy and the government.

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