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Pope Francis at the Economy of Francesco conference for young economists, researchers, and activists in Assisi, Italy on 24 September 2022. Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis: Young People Are Missing the ‘spiritual capital’ that Gives Life Meaning

Sep 24, 2022

Pope Francis on Saturday lamented the loss of spiritual meaning in the lives of many young people today — a lack that is often replaced by an undue focus on material goods, he said.

Pope Francis meets members of the Global Solidarity Fund in a room adjacent to the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, May 25, 2022. Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Calls for a Christian Economy Based on Community

May 25, 2022

The pope was speaking to members of the Global Solidarity Fund.

Archbishop Stephen Brislin of South Africa's Cape Town Archdiocese. Credit: Cape Town Archdiocese/Facebook

South Africa’s Challenges Can Be Solved by “right economy”, Catholic Archbishop Says

Jan 27, 2022

The issues that South Africa is facing, including violence and looting, can be addressed by establishing an economy that will be friendly to the people, the Catholic Archbishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese has said. 

The Logo of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR). Credit: JCTR

Address “shrinking economy,” Deliver on Promises, Jesuit Scholars in Zambia Urge President

Aug 30, 2021

Jesuit Scholars in Zambia have called upon the newly elected President to work toward reviving the country’s “shrinking economy” and delivering on the promises he made to Zambians.

Pope Francis, pictured on July 27, 2016./ Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk.

Pope Francis Tells Catholic Business Leaders to Invest in the Common Good

Jul 1, 2021

Pope Francis has called on Catholic business executives and entrepreneurs to build trust through transparency and investment in the common good.

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Abuja Archdiocese during the interactive session with Catholic Media practitioners in Abuja on 7 May 2021. Credit: Archdiocese of Abuja

In Nigeria’s Economy, Politics, Youth Need “a level playing ground”: Catholic Archbishop

May 7, 2021

Those in leadership in Nigeria need to give young people “a level playing ground” to enable them contribute to the political and economic matters of the West African country, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Abuja Archdiocese has said.

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Introducing New Bank Notes Points to Corruption, Failing Economy: Bishop in South Sudan

Feb 18, 2021

A Catholic Bishop has criticized the South Sudanese government for introducing into circulation a one-thousand-pound banknote intended to clear away large amounts of smaller notes for transaction and to facilitate easier cash use in a soaring inflation.

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square on Feb. 22, 2017. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Economics Should Not "sacrifice human dignity to the idols of finance": Pope Francis

Sep 4, 2020

Pope Francis told heads of state and business leaders Friday that human dignity and “ecological conversion” ought to shape the future of Europe’s economy.