Economy of Francesco

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 in the Vatican's apostolic library Nov. 11, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media/CNA.

Pope Francis Encourages Young Economists to Learn from the Poor

Nov 21, 2020

In a video message Saturday, Pope Francis encouraged young economists and entrepreneurs from around the world to bring Jesus to their cities, and to work not only for the poor, but with the poor.