Pope Scolds World Leaders on Global Economy, Climate Change

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  • Global economy "guided only by ambition for wealth and power"
  • Pope calls at United Nations for "a higher degree of wisdom"

The Pope's Strong Words for Financial Leaders

A humble yet forceful Pope Francis denounced a global economy "guided only by ambition for wealth and power," which harms the weak and the planet, calling upon an array of world leaders to set aside partisan and ideological interests in the name of "a higher degree of wisdom."

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