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Lost in Translation: Pope Francis' Message on the Economy

Pope Francis’ address to Congress this Thursday will be the first ever by a pope, and many Americans are anxious over what he might say about the global economy. Some expect he will give a rousing indictment of free-market capitalism as the culprit in global poverty, environmental degradation, and human suffering.

Pope Francis' Prophetic Message

Readers of Francis’s prophetic warnings ought to be deeply moved to improve themselves and the planet. But instead of looking at this social encyclical as a set of policy proposals, Francis’s primary message is that we must learn to see creation as a gift that we receive and care for.