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The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.

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#440: An Economic Makeover For The Catholic Church

March 2nd, 2013

Episode 567 of 910 episodes

The Catholic Church is not a corporation. It's a religion, a cultural force, and a global power. Still, one of the things the new Pope will have to deal with is a classic business mess — a multi-billion dollar conglomerate that has stumbled and is losing money and relevance. On today's show, experts (including a priest with a Harvard MBA) tell us what the church needs to do to turn things around. Music: Faithful Father's Pipe Organ Hymns, & Run DMC's "Down With The King." Find us:Twitter/Facebook/Spotify/Tumblr.Download the Planet MoneyiPhone App.

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