The Daily Telegraph: Pope Francis Urges Global Leaders To End 'TYRANNY' of MoneySubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 14:52
The Daily Telegraph: Pope Francis Urges Global Leaders To End 'TYRANNY' of Money
Pope Francis has attacked the “dictatorship” of the global financial system and warned that the “cult of money” was making life a misery for millions.
By Nick Squires, Rome | 3:25PM BST | 16 May 2013
He said free-market capitalism had created a “tyranny” and that human beings were being judged purely by their ability to consume goods.
Money should be made to “serve” people, not to “rule” them, he said, calling for a more ethical financial system and curbs on financial speculation.
Countries should impose more control over their economies and not allow “absolute autonomy”, in order to provide “for the common good”.