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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 | 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”.

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Ok. This is what Pope Francis

Ok. This is what Pope Francis really said. Source: Catholic News. Beware of mainstream media - always: Read very well the line that says : "and thus deny the right of control to States".

The global financial crisis results from ideologies which uphold the absolute autonomy of markets and financial speculation, and thus deny the right of control to States, which are themselves charged with providing for the common good. A new, invisible and at times virtual, tyranny is established, one which unilaterally and irremediably imposes its own laws and rules. These were the words of Pope Francis in a speech to the new ambassadors of Kyrgyzstan, Antigua and Barbuda, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Botswana. Even if God is a nuisance to you, you need to say that a true ethics based on the primacy of God exposes the false values."

Funny

He's right and wrong, there is a tyranny of money, but that tyranny of money is contradictory to free market capitalism so he's misdirecting the blame there.

"Wealth of Roman Catholic Church impossible to calculate"

"It is impossible to calculate the wealth of the Roman Catholic Church. In truth, the church itself likely could not answer that question, even if it wished to.

Its investments and spending are kept secret. Its real estate and art have not been properly evaluated, since the church would never sell them.

There is no doubt, however, that between the church’s priceless art, land, gold and investments across the globe, it is one of the wealthiest institutions on Earth."

http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/03/08/wealth-of-roman-cath...

Vatican Bank

+1. Vatican Bank (Institute for Religious Works)- The IOR is built on secrecy. It keeps secret accounts, does no audits and claims to destroy records after ten years. The “murky” Vatican Bank has been making promises to three international monetary watchdogs to provide more financial transparency since 1998.
http://www.concordatwatch.eu/showkb.php?org_id=1561&kb_heade...

The Vatican Bank was Banco Ambrosiano's main share-holder. ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Institute_for_the_Works_of_Reli...

I expect a list of voices offering responses.

Andrew Napalitano, Tom Woods, Lew Rockwell and Jeffrey Tucker are on my short list.

I see that DP commentors are already offering much clearer insight into the real problems. Yay! DP.

Free includes debt-free!

I hope Francis discovers his economic advisers are bankers.

Bankers have always sought regulations by government that work in their favor.

They hate free markets and reject the freedom Jesus offered all men.

Free includes debt-free!

“Michael” Journal, a Funny Caricature,

+1 Paul_S, in a line you have explained a caricature I just saw, =
http://michaeljournal.org/juvdm/

hope the link works, I reached it thru an article posted on DP =
"An example of banking philosophy
To seize the belongings of all nations and individuals
This is the real reason for poverty in the world."
http://michaeljournal.org/bankphilo.htm

Banker's have long known that Government is best customer.

Religions have a tendency to moral and ethical restraint.

But so-called religious people have plenty of hate for others so bankers drive them to push governments to wars of hate.

Banks make money by destroying and building while loaning money at interest for both.

Until people decide not to be used, usurers will prosper.

Individuals must use Cash and Carry.

Governments must be prohibited from borrowing.

Cartoon illustrates the problem. These guys should never do business!

Free includes debt-free!

Bankers have long known that Government is best customer.

Corrected title.

Free includes debt-free!

Agreed, = no license to govt to borrow.

+1, thanks Paul-S, agree fully, noted all 7 points you wrote above.
Carry forward, may you have health & wealth to stay "On" like this.
corrupting increases manifold with govt borrowing.
with best wishes.

Edit, - and the title too.

Dr. Paul is right. Make friends with people.

Listen to them, wonder why their perspective is different.

My limited knowledge of the Quran suggests that many of the teachings promote fair business practice.

You've been a good friend Najam and your comments help me think.

It will take about 2 months and $1000 to become an ex-asthmatic. By two weeks you should notice a big improvement. Less $FRN for the child with the coronary issues.

http://ksco.com/dead-doctors-dont-lie/32996-dead-doctors-don...
Dennis has been diagnosed with asthma and COPD.

Peace and Good health to you and yours.

Free includes debt-free!

Fair Biz.

thanks Paul_S, I will study link. now I will log off from DP & then shut-down PC. rest.

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WHO is your Lord, Pope?

Now I suspect the Pope himself is a tool of the globalists.

Pope : you ought to denounce FAKE money, unjust scales, unfair weights.

You ought to repeat and defend THE WORD, Pope.

And you are calling for MORE governments intervention?

Really.

WHO are YOU serving, EXACTLY, Pope?

WHO is your Lord?

I'm sorry and I mean no offense to those who consider him the head of their church, but, in truth:

I urge them to re-read the apostles' accounts, esp. Matthew, and re-read Proverbs 11, too.

I am not happy with this from you, Pope.

WHY are you doing this, Pope?

You are not telling the truth, Pope.

I can see it.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Commies!

Commies have infiltrated everything, even the vatican..

Jane Aitken, 35-Year Veteran Teacher
Ron Paul 2008 Consultant
GOP Woman of the Year 2009
Founder NH Tea Party Coalition (NOT AFFILIATED WITH ANY FAKE 2009 GROUP)
Founder USPEINetwork @ Yahoo (Nat'l Edu Activism Group)
Board Coalition of NH Taxpayers

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I'm afraid so.

I'm afraid so.

Or the Pope had a loaded gun pointed at his head as he prepared such statement.

Either way it is absolutely indefensible.

With, or even without, Christian faith.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

People

should stick to what they know about, and for the pope money isn't it.

"Countries should impose more control over their economies..."

Yeah, because central planners have done a great job for the financial system so far.

Fuel for the fire

The wealthiest nations per capita on earth are Protestant
The poorest per capita, Catholic

I wonder is there a reason for this glaring discrepancy ?

Related story's : Biometrics, cashless society tested in Nigeria and ....
Biometrics ID card planned in the Immigration Bill now before congress

CAN YOU HEAR THE WHEELS OF THE ROMAN SIEGE MACHINE YET ?

God Bless
Stēkō

Drew, by the very grace of GOD through the blood of Christ Jesus.
"there shall come after us men whom shall garner great wealth using our system, and having done so shall seek to slam the door of prosperity behind them." George Washington

There Was Once A Famous Pope..

There Was Once A Famous Pope..

The new Pope didn't want to take the name of famous saints and asked if he could use his real name.

The other cardinals thought for awhile and finally agreed to allow the new Pope to us his real last name.

I'm sure you've heard of this famous Pope.

Pope Secola..

I'm leaning towards agreeing with the Pope

I'm not a purist and I think he raises a lot of good points. Ayn Rand is too selfish and cold for my taste.
I think I"m leaning more and more towards a Distributionist outlook on politics. Both state and free market can be exploitative imo.
Yeah go ahead and call me a socialist....

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." - Anonymous
http://youtu.be/cjkvC9qr0cc

Ayn Rand = Anti-Love.

+1. she was a fake atheist, staunchly pro-usury & pro-zionism.
a hypocrite who talked at length about the 'virtues' of individualism, but condemned the arabs as a block, called them savages. this vampire had a hatred for those who are anti-usury. she had difficulty being loyal to her husband, and to her Creator ( & The Law).

Many on DP are pro-Ayn Rand, though she is recorded as a racist bigot. her scornful words were uttered in front of a huge crowd in an interview posted on Youtube - the same are copied for pro-zion ads placed in new-york-city subway, =
http://abcnews.go.com/US/york-city-subway-ads-calls-jihadist...

it says = support the "civilized man" = zionists,
against the "savages" = palestinian arabs.

ad paid for by AtlasShurgs.com , among others.

The Pope Either has No Understanding or He is Revealing

the actual philosophy of the "Black Nobility".. The financial center of the old world were the old Venetian Banking Families...

Factoid:

In the 1500's the Rothschildes were unknowns.
In the 1600's they were known as the " BANKERS TO THE VATICAN "
Look where they are today....
I wonder, do they still have the same boss?

God Bless
Stēkō

Drew, by the very grace of GOD through the blood of Christ Jesus.
"there shall come after us men whom shall garner great wealth using our system, and having done so shall seek to slam the door of prosperity behind them." George Washington

Freemasons/Illuminiati Rothschilds

hate the Catholic Church. It's their enemy. They're afraid of Jesus and his Blessed Mother who crushed the serpent. The Devil is their master.

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." - Anonymous
http://youtu.be/cjkvC9qr0cc

Proof?

Quotes, facts? I posted an easily searchable FACT combined with its logical follow up question.
Or just your word, or the words of men... No scripture to back up your claims?
Jesus defeated Lucifer, Mary is still in the grave. All 53 verses that deal with the state of the dead in scripture confirms it.
I'm a confirmed Catholic ( Jude ), who no longer takes mans word over Gods written word, so please do us both a favor and trust me when I say I love YOU but not the system.
I don't want to get into a pissing contest with you, and I won't because I'm not here to contend the word.

God Bless
Stēkō Parrēsia

Drew, by the very grace of GOD through the blood of Christ Jesus.
"there shall come after us men whom shall garner great wealth using our system, and having done so shall seek to slam the door of prosperity behind them." George Washington

Read Revelation 12

in which The Blessed Virgin Mary crushes Satan by bringing Jesus into the world. This is a recalling of the fulfillment of the prophecy in Genesis 3:15:
"And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you (meaning Mary who is called "woman" in Revelations and all throughout the NT) will strike his heel."
Btw, "man's word" otherwise known as tradition canonized the Bible in the 4th century. It didn't drop out of heaven like the Muslims believe. So you already trust "man's word" whether you like it or not.

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." - Anonymous
http://youtu.be/cjkvC9qr0cc

Scripture always interprets scripture

The woman, is the church, not the Roman Church, but the church that "the dragon was wroth with the woman " " and went to make war against the remnant of her seed, who have the testimony of Jesus Christ and who keep the fathers commands " Rev 12:22 ( off the top of my head, thank you Holy Spirit ! )
Can this be the Roman Church, again scripture provides the only acceptable answers.
" for the spirit of Prophecy is the testimony of Jesus Christ " Rev 19:10 therefor the Church who is the remnant seed of the first Church in Jesus our Lord must, by reason the bible says they do, have within it a prophet, who speaks by the Spirit of God to the world. Additionally this church must by the same truth therefore be well versed in light in those scripture that deals with the prophetic truths as already revealed in scripture. It is doubtful that the Roman Church has ever had such a prophet.
Secondly, and most concerning where the Roman Church is concerned is the fact that her TEN commandments are different than those Given by God to Moses upon Sinai. Both the Jewish Talmud and the Protestant King James are in one accord, the Roman Rehems Douay is not true to scripture in that the Second command has been entirely removed , the Third moved to become the second and the tenth cut into two parts to get to a TEN for Catholicism.
Therefore, and most conclusively, the Roman Church CAN NOT BE that remnant church for She does NOT KEEP THE COMMANDS OF THE FATHER as per the written word, not mans word as you so well stated in your post.

Therefore, who, and God shall know by what you do next do you worship, God or man.
It seems you have a life changing choice in front of you: having made that EXACT SAME choice myself I do not envy you, but I will pray that you've the inner character to choose God and Him alone.
Please accept the love I have in Jesus Christ towards you, for I was once as you are. Between the Rock ( Jesus ) and a hard place: life's most important choice.

God Bless
Stēkō

Drew, by the very grace of GOD through the blood of Christ Jesus.
"there shall come after us men whom shall garner great wealth using our system, and having done so shall seek to slam the door of prosperity behind them." George Washington

Your version of Christianity

is utterly foreign to church history.

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." - Anonymous
http://youtu.be/cjkvC9qr0cc

Wow,

Mine is scripture and scripture alone, are you saying church history has nothing to do with scripture then?
If not what are you trying to tell me?
Please take my heart of love towards you as very real, I mean you, or anyone, even those in the " System " any resentful feelings because I speak truth as written in scripture. I have walked in your shoes, taken the Host, recited the words, knelt, signed the cross, turned to express peace be with you, gone to confessions, and been faithful in all they asked.....though they in truth asked not much, and to my likening September noon mass was normaly quite quick, the priest as much a Steelers fan as I if I recall. doughnuts and the Sunday funnies, been there, done that, came away empty inside, confessed his name, did not know anything about him at all, as much my fault as those who taught me CCD, I just can't recall that Jesus was ever put forward as being more important than the church.

Jesus is WAY more important than the church my friend, for with the church but without Jesus no man is saved. But with Jesus and without the church, any church, pick one, a man is saved IF he is by Faith in Jesus. For works, forms or functions avail men nothing. For only by calling upon the name of Jesus might men be save, and in no other name is salvation found.
That's just the truth, not mine, Just plain scriptural truth As written by the inspiration of Jesus upon the minds of men. Agree or disagree does not, will not, can not change it; this truth was at creation and is for eternity.

Peace be with you.
Gods peace, that passes understanding.
God Bless
Stēkō

Drew, by the very grace of GOD through the blood of Christ Jesus.
"there shall come after us men whom shall garner great wealth using our system, and having done so shall seek to slam the door of prosperity behind them." George Washington

Your statement is hypocritical

for the Church herself guided by the Holy Spirit canonized the Bible. Therefore, in your terms "man's traditions" compiled it. The Bible did not drop out of heaven like the Muslims believe their Koran did.

As for my statement "that your view of Christianity is utterly foreign to church history", I absolutely retain that. Read the church fathers like Ignatius of Antioch and Polycarp who were disciples of Jesus' apostles and passed it on to their spiritual children...they were not Baptists or "Bible Christians". They were Catholics. The Bible is a Catholic book.
You would be regarded as a heretic in the early church, and rightly so. The Church is the Ark of Salvation and is very important.
Jesus came to fulfill the Old Covenant, not destroy it and turn it into some quasi-gnostic individualistic sect.
Go ahead and interpret the Bible as you wish just remember to thank the Catholic church for it.

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." - Anonymous
http://youtu.be/cjkvC9qr0cc