A bit more on Pope Francis and free markets

 

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A few posts back, I gently criticized recent comments on economics by Pope Francis.

 

Here are two additional critiques from people on my side of the politico-economic fence:

 

The first, although it comes from a libertarian who seems fairly unsympathetic to Catholicism and even just a tad shrill, makes several solid points:

 

http://reason.com/blog/2013/11/26/ahistoric-unscientific-papal-prejudice-i?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reason%2FHitandRun+%28Reason+Online+-+Hit+%26+Run+Blog%29&utm_content=FaceBook

 

The second, from a politically conservative Catholic, is a bit lengthier but very calm and thoughtful:

 

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/365004/pope-francis-and-poverty-samuel-gregg

 

 

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  • Ryan

    “Pope’s gonna Pope” is right.

    Btw, did you see Victor Davis Hanson suggest recently in NRO that the United States capital ought to be moved to Kansas City Missouri and the U.N. to Salt Lake City? I thought that was funny.


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