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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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should we also thank the catholics

for taking whole books out of the bible too?
you say we should thank them for what exactly?
should i rub my rosary beads and say my hail maries 7 times?
where is that in the bible?
should we also thank them for building a church on sin?
should we go so far as thank them for the inquisitions? you know where the christians were tortured then killed?
is this also in the bible? i never read it?
who was constantine?
who was tammuz? he is in the bible also,is he a biblical entity?

Let it ever not be said,that I never did not do nothing for you.

Need I reeducate you AGAIN ?

I've already clearly outlined that the Syriac stream of Codex is INDEPENDANT and DIFFERENT from the Gnostic and ERROR filled Esdras B/ Aleph Codex used by your church. It , meaning the Syriac, PRECEDES your " doctrines " in accordance to their are ACTUALY FROM CHRISTIAN church's , as verses being from those church's in ROME and ALEXANDRIA Egypt that were undermined by the pagan and Greek philosophical influences of Oregin.
The Roman church didn't bring me my word, NO, rather they have for thousands of years tried to DESTROY and DENY it, or to posess it, and they shall continue to try to destroy it until our Savior returns.
If you chosse to remain in her, you SHALL be quilty with her of her sins, and you SHALL recieve of her plagues, IT IS WRITTEN thus and you can neither deny it or hide from it. You can be foolish, prideful, and willfully arrogant, that fits in well with your church. "
" The Rev. Thomas Rosica, a Vatican spokesman, spelled it out for the world on Thursday. People who know about the Catholic church ‘cannot be saved’ if they ‘refuse to enter her or remain in her,’ he said." 5/25/2013. This speaking is Satanic, and is of its father, and he a liar, a thief and a murder from the beginning.
For men may only approach and find salvation through the name of Jesus ( ee-ay-sooce ) and by no other way is there known to man. A " Church can not save, Mary is in he grave, and only God declares Saints, to teach otherwise is to directly contradict God Himself, and that is BLASPHEMY !
I will thank the Catholic Church for one thing, for leaving me breathing as I speak truth.

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

Gold "Serves", Fiat "Rules"

Gold as money "serves" the people, fiat currency "rules" them.



what capitalism ?

plenty of veiled fascism ... some cartel monopolism ... imperialism... faux socialism ...

please god let We The People have unfettered capitalism with no regulation ...

an unprecedented era of peace prosperity and spirituality would ensue

"Thou Shall Not Steal",

you call for "unfettered capitalism with no regulation...". The answer will come like = "Keep (obeying) The Commandments".

Deregulation can also mean non-interference, non-intervention of the govt (state, court, authority, or police) in the conflict of interest, = between borrower and lender. i.e. a usurious contract canNot be enforced by any authority in the country. The usurer should Not have the backing of the state, = that will be true liberty, free-market. The resources of the nation or society must not be "used" or abused to support transfer of wealth from the workers/producers to the lazy/greedy.

Remind The Command = "Thou Shall Not Steal" = (no usury or robbery).

Well ok then

But I'll keep my clean water and roads that I pay for with my taxes. I agree taxes are too high right now but not *all* taxation is theft. It's more like your duty.

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." - Anonymous

Essential Services.

+1, thanks for your note. Govt of State/church / Assembly, etc. provide certain essential services which all citizens enjoy or make use of. The govt is Not a producer of wealth, but an institution to uphold law, so it needs assistance from citizens in many forms, e.g. to serve as members, to collect tithes or taxes, to assist the weak & needy, restrain /arrest or punish the bullies, etc.

Much of the arguments are about - "where to draw the line", i.e. the limits of govt control. At times even children complain about parental controls, the difference between compassion & oppression. Love is printed in Nature of living species, but the demons disrupt it. To maintain peace we need guidance.
Question is = who knows better ? Surely, The Creator, of all.

socialism : it starts with theft

... as a prerequisite. In order to centrally plan an economy , socialists will need to "acquire" that economy.

Socialists are thieves


Cult of Money & The Golden Calf.

+1. The BBC used the terms "Cult of Money" and the Golden Calf.

This is quite significant, some may say its too little & too late, but at least The PaPa has been forced to open his mouth on this important issue. The human condition & clamour and the influence of alternate media (internet) brought about this change.

Mention of the Golden Calf will have strong effect, read as reminder -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_calf - this version has some errors, but useful.

Old world order vs New world order ???

I like the comments, but how can anyone believe we live under "free market capitalism". The market is rigged from top to bottom in favor of the plutocratic monopolies who control the mediocracy.


"Take hold of the future or the future will take hold of you." -- Patrick Dixon

Why are these "elite"

Why are these "elite" leaders... so fuQn stupid?!?!?!

I mean, come on, the dude is literally blaming the plight of the poor on their ability to voluntary exchange stuff......OH, he called it "Capitalism".... again. How low does your IQ have to be to get fooled by that?

"I do not add 'within the limits of the law,' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the right of an individual."

as maddening as the article is..

the comments gave me a little joy

"Great! Now we,re all off the hook for donating money to the church since they hate it so much"


"Holy Father has never experienced free market capitalism and does not understand how it works"

"What free market? Hasn't he noticed that the last 30 years has been all about the rigging of the market by a global elite?"

That sounds great

Phase 2 The Vatican, as arguably one of the Richest institutions on the face of the planet, shall divest itself of of all it's gold and fiat currency and give it out in packets equal to 1Kilo of gold, directly to random people found doing good deeds around the world. Furthermore, the Vatican requests that these transactions be made in private so as not to claim any unnecessary public fawning for glory as nearly all politicians sinfully do.

Da Pope

"The smoke of Satan has

"The smoke of Satan has entered the Sanctuary."
-Father Malachi Martin

There is nothing "satanic" about what Pope Francis said

it has been the historic position of the Catholic Church to be against irresponsible laissez faire capitalism as it violates workers rights and is evil among other things.

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." - Anonymous

The Actual Quote: The Smoke of "HELL" Has Entered The Sanctuary

of the Vatican"