At U.N., Pope Francis condemns “boundless thirst” for wealth and power

September 26, 2015 7:39 AM

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At U.N., Pope Francis condemns “boundless thirst” for wealth and power

(Pope Francis arrives for a plenary meeting of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 at United Nations headquarters in Manhattan, New York, September 25, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar)

Pope Francis on Friday condemned the craving for material gains and power, warning an annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations that greed is destroying the Earth’s resources and aggravating poverty.

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