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Bishop Barron on Pope Francis and Catholic Social Teaching

Bishop Robert Barron

July 20, 2015


In the wake of the publication of Pope Francis’s encyclical letter ”Laudato Si”, and of the Pope’s recent speeches in Latin America, many supporters of capitalism might be forgiven for thinking that His Holiness has something against them. But Pope Francis’s remarks, though strong, even a bit exaggerated, in the prophetic manner, are best understood in the framework of Catholic social teaching.