Chris Lowney is an author, speaker, and chairman of the board of Catholic Health Initiatives. His latest book is Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way He Leads.

Clerical Lessons

To discourage his clergy from their careerist obsessions, Pope Francis abolished a coveted title—a strategy that could make investment banking a better place.


Chris Lowney left seminary to work in international investment banking, where he saw what markets could do for the world’s poor. He has a few things to tell the anti-capitalist pope.