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Does the Bible Demand Political Redistribution of Wealth?

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According to a ThinkProgress article, Pope Francis says the bible demands redistribution of wealth. The article reports that “Pope Francis called for ‘the legitimate redistribution of economic benefits’ on Friday.” Francis used the story of Zacchaeus the tax collector (Luke 19:1-10) who pledged to give half of everything he owned to the poor and make […]