Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content at the RNS Archives website.

Pope Francis is a "human pastoral quote machine" and was at it today, denouncing our throwaway culture: “A person dying is not news, but if the stock markets drop ten points it is a tragedy! Thus people are disposed of, as if they were trash.”

Categories: Culture

David Gibson

David Gibson

David Gibson is a national reporter for RNS and an award-winning religion journalist, author and filmmaker. He has written several books on Catholic topics. His latest book is on biblical artifacts: "Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery," which was also the basis of a popular CNN series.


    • Can someone make any sense of anything in Northern California? Isn’t it psychosis when they have no sense of reality? But if they are all psychotic then isn’t that a “bell curve” norm. Their malady became their reality.

  1. Sure you can have faith, just don’t try to force it on anyone like the Vero Beach Mayor is doing. The Pope stills seems to be reaching out instead of pushing away as more than some would have him do. Like it, so far.