Pope Francis, in a speech to the UN General Secretary and heads of UN agencies, called for the legitimate redistribution of wealth to raise the living standards of the poor. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/0...n_5294629.html
This will drive the Christian fundamentalist Republicans crazy. They want politicians to listen to the Church on abortion and contraception. Just like the Church's opposition to capital punishment, however, the Republicans will ignore the Church on this one.
Got to love Pope Francis.