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The Smell of the Sheep

First appeared on 05/16/2013. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

This Friday Insights message comes to you on Thursday because I will be helping a son move to New York City tomorrow. What strikes me most this week is this: Pope Francis has done it again and again!

Our new pope keeps expressing profound truths in apt phrases which are both powerful and memorable. Phil Lawler explains in The ‘smell of his sheep’—the earthy language and practical wisdom of Pope Francis.

The Pope has also denounced “the cult of money”. Some will view this as an attack on free enterprise, especially in the United States where every papal statement is immediately mined for its partisan value and judged accordingly. But Phil also explains what capitalists should learn from the Pope's critique.

Now me, I'm not so easily flustered. In fact, I suspect the Pope's remarks provide a compelling reason for you to proceed immediately—if you have not already done so—to support our Easter Campaign. The Campaign ends May 31st, and we are still $36,000 short....... [more content for subscribers]

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