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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.