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Francis to other Christians: Sorry we mistreated you
Inés San Martín, Crux

Pope Francis apologized for Catholic mistreatment of other Christian traditions Monday, and called on Catholics to forgive followers of those traditions for any offenses of “today and in the past,” as a step toward deeper unity.

How Much Did Jonas Cost the Economy?
Bourree Lam, The Atlantic

There’s no agreed-upon way to measure the price of a blizzard—but people do make intelligent guesses.

Bernie Sanders, One Of The Greediest People On Earth, Says Greed Isn’t Good
Kerry Jackson, Investor’s Business Daily

It is truly painful to hear people use words they don’t understand. It’s made worse when it’s a favorite word that they use a lot.

Can Wealth Acquired by Unrighteous Means Be Used for Righteous Purposes?
Art Lindsley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Job is an unimpeachable example of the righteous rich. But, those classified as the righteous rich are not always such paragons of righteousness, as Abraham’s story shows.

Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).

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