The pope did not vow to make the poor poorer

The pope did not vow to make the poor poorer

In mid-September, Pope Francis will visit the United States to address the United Nations General Assembly Address in New York and speak before a joint session of Congress.

There is little doubt that the Pontiff will take the opportunity to amplify his recent controversial remarks about capitalism and further explain his “eco-encyclical,” which to many environmental activists is the most exciting news to come from organized religion since Moses carried the Ten Commandments.

For many non-believers who ignore the basic tenants of the faith, the Pope’s views on these issues coupled with the media’s interpretation of them, have made him a “rock star.” Al Gore went so far as to proclaim the Pope’s views on global warming could make him convert to Catholicism.

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