Posts Tagged ‘middle class’

Pope admits he hasn’t thought about ‘middle class’ enough Comments 0

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Pope Francis has acknowledged that he has neglected the middle class and its problems. On a plane on his return to Europe from a three-nation South American visit, Pope Francis was asked by a reporter why he had hardly ever spoken about the problems of the “working, tax-paying” middle class. Francis offered a rare papal Read more

Billionaire backs three day work week to Catholic leaders Comments 0

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

The world’s second richest man has told a Catholic conference of the advantages of a three day work week. Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim told the Catholic Association of Latino Leaders in Houston that his idea would mean longer work hours, and would also involve delaying retirement until 70 or 75. But he said it would Read more