Pity the Pope wasn't in charge of Central Bank during the boom
'The one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention," observed ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer. Clearly, Pope Francis shares her philosophy.
In a document setting out his papal stall, he has added a new sin to the line-up in the Ten Commandments: behaviour giving rise to "an economy of exclusion and inequality".
Pope Francis says "idolatry of money" is wrong in his apostolic exhortation -- and as gaps widen in levels of income disparity, his cage-rattling commentary is both useful and timely.