Not Your Father's Pope: Francis Calls for 'Legitimate Redistribution' of Wealth

May 9, 2014

In yet another example of Pope Francis being awesome and talking about the excesses of capitalism, the Catholic leader said on Friday that governments should redistribute wealth to the poor and fight back against the "economy of exclusion" taking hold across the world with a new spirit of generosity. Pope Francis has been much more outspoken than many previous popes about doing more to help the poor in the face of a global economy.

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