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Pope Francis meets with Argentina President Javier Milei in a private audience on Feb. 12, 2024, at the Vatican.

Analysis: Milei, Pope Francis embody contrasting economic viewpoints

Feb 14, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

While both Javier Milei and Pope Francis hail from Argentina — both were born in Buenos Aires — they hold ... Read more


What is Bidenomics and how will it affect the economy and families?

Jul 17, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The president’s economic plan calls for higher taxes on the wealthy, and more spending on education and job training programs,... Read more

A demonstration in favor of student debt forgiveneness near Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn, April 3, 2021.

What to know about Biden’s student loan forgiveness program

Aug 29, 2022

By Edie Heipel

President Biden’s student loan forgiveness announcement last week unleashed a flurry of opinions from both sides of the political and... Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the Global Solidarity Fund in a room adjacent to the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, May 25, 2022.

Pope Francis calls for a Christian economy based on community

May 25, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The pope was speaking to members of the Global Solidarity Fund. Read more

Pope Francis speaks during the general audience in the library of the Apostolic Palace Dec. 9, 2020.

Council for Inclusive Capitalism launches partnership with Vatican

Dec 9, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Council for Inclusive Capitalism launched a partnership with the Vatican on Tuesday, stating that it will be “under the... Read more

Pope Francis in the Vatican's apostolic library Nov. 11, 2020.

Pope Francis encourages young economists to learn from the poor

Nov 21, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a video message Saturday, Pope Francis encouraged young economists and entrepreneurs from around the world to bring Jesus to... Read more

Pope Francis.

Pope Francis: Business management requires fair and clear conduct, not corruption

Oct 5, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis told a group of investment bankers Monday that fair conduct and transparency are essential in the field of... Read more

Pope Francis offers Mass in Casa Santa Marta on April 2, 2020.

God will judge us by how we treated the poor, says Pope Francis

Apr 6, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Many people suffering from poverty are victims of the “structural injustice” of today’s global economy, Pope Francis said in his... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square Oct. 23, 2019.

Pope Francis: Inclusive capitalism leaves no one behind

Nov 11, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis Monday called for the renewal and purification of economic models to be fair, trustworthy, and capable of extending... Read more

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL).

Marco Rubio calls for an ‘economics of the common good’ 

Nov 5, 2019

By Ed Condon

Senator Marco Rubio has called for “common good economics” ahead of a speech Tuesday on Catholic social teaching and the... Read more

Photo courtesy of Steve Johnson via Unsplash.

Professor: Catholic teaching invites us radically to reconsider the economy

May 31, 2019

Among the greatest gifts the Church has to offer the secular world is a profound understanding of happiness, which does... Read more

Pope Francis at the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development in Rome Feb. 14, 2019.

Pope Francis: 'Inequality is disastrous for the future of humanity'

Feb 15, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis spoke out about inequality, the environment, sustainable development and the elimination of poverty during his visit to the... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience March 14, 2018.

Speak out against injustice, Pope Francis says

Sep 7, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

God needs Christians to be his hands and feet on earth, and to speak out about injustice wherever it happens,... Read more

Analysis: The solid grounds of the CDF’s new economics document

May 17, 2018

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The notion of “proximate immorality” is the most remarkable news in the just released text by the Congregation for the... Read more

The presentation of Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones at the Vatican, May 17, 2018.

Vatican offices urge re-calibration of financial markets

May 17, 2018

By Elise Harris

Two Vatican offices called Thursday for the development of new forms of economy and finance with  regulations directed to the... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on January 31, 2018.

Pope Francis: The Church cannot be silent about economic suffering

Apr 12, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

In the preface to a book on his economic thought, Pope Francis has written that the Gospel is not an... Read more

Vatican official laments lack of fair trade label for commercial fishing

Sep 20, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

An upcoming world congress by the Catholic organization Apostleship of the Sea will focus on the plight of fishermen, who... Read more

Pope Francis blesses the sick and disabled at the general audience at the Paul VI Hall in Vatican City on November 30, 2016.

Pope to global economic leaders: Remember the dignity of the human person

Dec 3, 2016

In an unprecedented event, Fortune 500 CEOs, members of the Time 100 and non-profit, academic, religious and labor leaders from... Read more


As cost of EpiPen soars, what are the ethics of drug pricing?

Aug 29, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Amidst national outrage over the steep cost hike of a potentially life-saving drug, questions have been raised about the market... Read more

Pope Francis at the Vatican on April 23, 2014.

You need to work toward an honest economy, Pope tells bankers

Sep 12, 2015

By Ann Schneible

Pope Francis Saturday met with members of Italy's largest credit union, encouraging them to promote an economy that is rooted... Read more