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President Obama greets Pope Francis in Washington to kick off his six-day U.S. tour.
CNBC's Mary Thompson covers Pope Francis' arrival to Washington to kick off his six day U.S. tour.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports on Pope Francis' departure from Cuba as he begins his journey to the United States.
Some see Pope Francis as being unjustly critical of a global economy he sees as disregarding the vulnerable. Are his critics correct?
Among the top stories of the day, CNBC's Sue Herera reports Pope Francis is due to arrive in Washington, DC this afternoon.
On Francis' first visit to the United States this week, the business dealings suggest that some leaders of the U.S. Catholic Church are practicing a different approach to the environment than the pontiff is preaching. A Reuters review of county documents found 235 oil and gas leasing deals signed by Catholic Church authorities in Texas and Oklahoma with energy...
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on the growing list of memorabilia for the pope's visit to the United States.
With this week's trip to the U.S. by Pope Francis in mind, entrepreneurs' lowbrow pope kitsch is hitting high gear.
Papal visits begin this Tuesday, and happen to coincide with the release iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, slated for Friday.
For those who view free markets as the source of economic imbalances, Robert Sirico has a message: Capitalism isn't consumerism.
Evander Holyfield reads a lot more now that he's retired. From the Bible to barbecue, here, are a few books on his punch list.
CHICAGO, Sept 8- When 17- year-old Brian Dardon told his mother he wanted to pursue a career in manufacturing, she was full of apprehension. To Diane Dardon, a Protestant chaplain at a Chicago university, manufacturing meant performing rote, unskilled tasks with little job security. Brian has just started his senior year at Wheeling High School in the Chicago...
BOSTON, Sept 8- When Pope Francis makes his first visit to the United States this month he will face a national Catholic Church whose finances are staggering under a shrinking membership and huge payouts to sex-abuse victims, threatening to undermine its social influence. A Reuters review of U.S. Catholic financial disclosures shows the pension funding...
Donald Trump—and a lot of other people—seem to misunderstand the pope's position on capitalism, says Notre Dame economist Joe Kaboski.
NEW YORK, Aug 31- Religious leaders in Puerto Rico called on Monday for the island's government and its lenders to avoid austerity measures and for the Federal Reserve to step in with assistance. Puerto Rico is working to restructure $72 billion in debt, and is considering reducing expenses through measures such as cuts to healthcare and consolidating and...
Rubio has put a sweeping tax reform plan at the center of his White House campaign. He sat down with CNBC'S John Harwood in Detroit.
NEW YORK, Aug 25- Buddhism, which holds that wealth is temporary and no path to happiness, might not sound like the best source for money wisdom. Not so, says Ethan Nichtern, the prominent Buddhist teacher, who has written a new book, "The Road Home," on self-awareness and spiritual seeking. Q: You were raised in money-centric New York City.
Pope Francis' upcoming U.S. visit inspires local craft beermakers.
Cape May, NJ brewer releases Pope Francis commemorative beer.
KURUNEGALA, Sri Lanka, Aug 14- Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has ventured out of his southern power base and into Sri Lanka's Buddhist heartland in his bid to regain power in Monday's parliamentary election, eight months after crashing to defeat in a presidential vote. The capital of Sri Lanka's Northwestern Province also has a concentration of army...