- May 8, 2021
Financial speculation is unsustainable and dangerous, therefore, markets must be regulated and the poor protected, Pope Francis said.
Europe’s bishops have weighed in on the EU coronavirus recovery plan, praising the package as a sign of solidarity and a collaborative initiative that pushes countries beyond their own interests in order to provide relief to all member-states.
The president of Catholic Charities USA fears an extended eviction moratorium just delays the inevitable evictions millions of Americans will face amidst a global pandemic and diminished job market.
A post-COVID business world could transform human resources management, a move one Catholic academic said would “equip organizations to deal with future, unpredictable, economic and social crises.”
The upcoming “Economy of Francis” event will showcase Pope Francis’s vision for a more just and equitable society, featuring not only the pontiff himself, but several experts who back the pope’s vision for a new global economic model prioritizing the poor and the planet.
Pope Francis believes that the human person is not immune to crises but always impacted by them. Being better or worse after each one, he’s often said, is “up to us.” With that in mind, the Vatican’s COVID-19 coronavirus crisis task force is identifying what needs to be changed.