Religion

Greed and Attachment to Money Cause Evil, Pope Francis Says

Source: mercopress.com
Source: mercopress.com

Source: Catholic News Service

By Carol Glatz

Money by itself isn’t a problem, but greed and an attachment to money cause evil and destroy families and relationships, Pope Francis said.

“Money is needed to bring about many good things,” he said in his morning Mass homily Oct. 21, “but when your heart is attached (to money), it destroys you.”

“How many destroyed families have we seen because of money problems, sibling against sibling, father against child,” he said during the Mass in the Domus Sanctae Marthae, according to Vatican Radio.

“When a person is attached to money, he destroys himself, destroys the family” and destroys relationships, he said.

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