He said “Christmas should be a call to denounce consumerism” as he went about his Christmas pageantry in clothes with gold threads in them. He also said: Let us allow ourselves to be challenged by the children who do have not toys in their hands, but rather weapons.
The parents of children with weapons need to be confronted on temporal grounds are much more important that the use of money to make life better. Sorry Pope Francis but the message is the wrong one. Money makes life longer and better. You need to go after the evil doers, not the spenders.