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  • Why Michael Novak was a true American gentleman

    Why Michael Novak was a true American gentleman

    • Feb 19, 2017

    Giving of himself to others was Michael Novak’s great gift. And this great, genuinely Catholic mind, who died Saturday at the age of 83, will continue giving to us through his more than 50 books. Our best tribute to him is to carry on his work, to imitate his spirit.

  • Helping others realize their potential is good business, pope says

    Helping others realize their potential is good business, pope says

    • Dec 5, 2016

    Addressing a group of ultra-wealthy and prominent business leaders on Saturday, Pope Francis told them that ‘the centrality and dignity of the human person,’ especially the poor and refugees, must be the key factor in developing strategies for sustainable development.

  • Pope Francis, an entrepreneur who invests in the poor

    Pope Francis, an entrepreneur who invests in the poor

    • Dec 2, 2016

    Inspired by Pope Francis, Fortune 500 business leaders and leading influencers from the TIME 100 are gathering at the Vatican to consider how to create global growth that better benefits the poor. An expert at the Catholic University of America who recently attended a business conference at the Vatican believes the Grameenphone story illustrates the pope’s call for markets to include the poor.

  • Nuns want big energy company to reveal lobbying efforts

    Nuns want big energy company to reveal lobbying efforts

    • May 5, 2016

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two Catholic religious orders want to know more about the lobbying efforts of Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy, the largest electric power holding company in the United States, with holdings in Canada and Latin America as well. The Charlotte Observer reported on Wednesday that the sisters of two

  • Here’s a rich guy that Pope Francis thinks is a saint

    • Sep 22, 2015

    WASHINGTON — When Pope Francis addresses a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, many Americans might be expecting another round of criticism of the excesses of capitalism. There’s an assumption that business people just aren’t his preferred crowd. Not so. Call it another Francis Surprise: There’s one Argentinian entrepreneur he