Pope Equates Capitalism to “Devil’s Excrement”

Pope Francis with leftist Bolivian President Evo Morales who was wearing a jacket displaying an image of the Communist revolutionary icon Che Guevara. Image credit: AFP/Getty

Pope Francis with leftist Bolivian President Evo Morales who was wearing a jacket displaying an image of the Communist revolutionary icon Che Guevara. Image credit: AFP/Getty

In a critical speech against money Thursday, Pope Francis said a capitalistic pursuit of money is “the devil’s excrement” and is antithetical to the “sacred rights” of the poor having jobs, shelter, and land.

Colonialism, old and new, which reduces the poor to mere suppliers of raw materials and cheap labor, generates violence, poverty, forced migration and all the evils that we can see. This led to inequity and violence that no police, military or intelligence services can stop. Continue reading at  truthrevolt.com.

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