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Sanders at Vatican: time to create 'moral economy'

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 01:54

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders leaves the Vatican where he had been visiting at the invitation of Pope Francis, and tells reporters it is time to create a ''moral economy'' that includes some of the principles of humanity expounded by the pontiff. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Friday (April 15) left the Vatican where he had been visiting at the invitation of Pope Francis, and told reporters it is time to create a "moral economy" that includes some of the principles of humanity expounded by the pontiff. Earlier, Sanders addressed a Vatican conference on social justice and decried the "immoral" gap between the world's haves and have-nots, saying it was worse today than more than a century ago. Sanders noted that the Roman Catholic Church's first encyclical on social justice, written in 1891 by Pope Leo XIII, lamented the enormous gap between the rich and the poor.

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Sanders at Vatican: time to create 'moral economy'

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 01:54