Talk about tendentious readings of papal utterances? Here is a young man at Fox News, Adam Shaw, who has a bad case of Francis Derangement Syndrome. The Holy Father is not opposed to aspiration. He is opposed to a system that takes account only of material aspirations, as opposed to others' needs, and which invites spiritual poverty at the same time it encourages material wealth. Shaw's inability to see the difference is shocking, and I am not easily shocked.
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