The pontiff criticizes those who claim to be ‘very Catholic’ but won’t pay workers a fair wage.
CHR Comment: Hypocrisy was the target of Francis’s comments on economic issues. He also warned against confidence that God would forgive such hypocrisy.
Source: Pope denounces Catholics who lead a ‘double life’
CHR Comment: Here is a pretty bad example of historical writing. At least the author starts out by admitting that his argument does not describe actual history. His point is that some people, nearly two thousands years after the Gospels were written, saw points of correspondence between some teachings of Jesus and some aspects of socialism.
Source: Jesus Was A Socialist | The Huffington Post
The march of Christianity
CHR Comment: A helpful map illustrates percentages of Christians who regularly attend church. The article describes the correlation between lower economic income and higher church attendance, including numerous statistics.
Source: The future of the world’s most popular religion is African | The Economist