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Pope Francis reflected on the dangers of coveting wealth and possessions during his Angelus reflection in St. Peter's Square in Rome on July 31, 2022.

Coveting wealth and possessions blind us to the ‘true goods of life,’ Pope Francis says

Jul 31, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

Covetousness is the “unbridled greed for possessions, always desiring to be rich,” the pope explained. Read more

Pope Francis waves during Regina Coeli address on May 2, 2021.

Pope Francis: To love like Christ means saying ‘no’ to love of money, vanity, power

May 9, 2021

By Courtney Mares

"To love as Jesus means ... detaching ourselves from our own human certainties, from earthly comforts, in order to open... Read more

Like money too much? It'll ruin your life, Pope Francis warns priests

Nov 18, 2016

Pope Francis on Friday had a question for priests: “Are you attached to money?”  Read more