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Africa: The specter of external debt returns

There's good news, too: the Constitutional Court of Belgium has saved the law against "vulture funds."

Who’s afraid of robots? How they change work and relationships

There are two sides to every coin, but although automation raises concerns, it is advancing irresistibly.

The pope’s point man for Catholic social teaching talks about a just economic system

Father Bruno-Marie Duffé, the number two of the Dicastery for the Service of Integral Human Development, "OEconomicae et pecunariae questiones" ("Economic and Financial Questions" in Latin) wants …

Pope Francis urges economists to reject an “economy of exclusion”

The Holy Father emphasized the importance of putting the dignity of the human person above everything else.

Enjoy “banking” at a credit union? Thank a priest

The first such institution in the US was at a Catholic parish, with a precedent set by Canadian missionary.

Venezuelan children are starving to death at an increasing rate

Priest bypasses government's restriction on foreign aid by setting up "godparents" program.

How Catholics invented capitalism

The birth of capitalism is often associated with Protestantism. But the roots of capitalism are slightly different.

3 Simple ways to save (or invest) a few extra pennies next year

Adding some money to your under-the-mattress stash doesn't need to be rocket science.

Bitcoin: New gold or big hoax?

In many parts of the world, people have Bitcoin fever, but time will tell whether it's a currency of the future.

Pope Francis to business students: If you worship money, you’ll become a slave

Says that despite the expectation to seek success at all costs, they should take time for fraternity.