The address marked the end of Pope Francis’ week-long pilgrimage to Latin America, during which he also assailed the prevailing economic system as the “dung of the devil,” saying that the systemic “greed for money” is a “subtle dictatorship” that “condemns and enslaves men and women.”


Source: Pope Calls on World Youth to Rise Up Against Global Capitalism | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

(Here’s a more credible article from the Washington Post, if you’d prefer)

A Pope who’s tolerant of the gay community and acknowledged the possibility of the Big Bang as factual is also a Socialist? Well, so was Jesus I guess. I like this Pope.

If we can get him to consider a more sensible position on drugs policy then the future looks very positive indeed.

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