Pope Decries Materialism

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During a visit to Australia, Pope Benedict XVI spoke out against the "sense of despair" that accompanies material prosperity. What do you think?

"Yeah, I remember when I had a job. I was miserable."

David Okupniak • Unemployed

"I agree with the pope's remarks about an 'interior emptiness' and a 'sense of despair,' which is why I stopped going to Mass."

Nataile Eis • Air Traffic Controller


"Then the pope must be the saddest person in the world."

Kevin Sidorov • Night Watchman