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Pope Benedict XVI: 5 Ways He Was Also an Economic Shepherd

Pope Benedict XVI was a moral and religious leader, but there's also a fiscal side to his legacy: He endorsed several positions that could affect the personal finances of millions of people. Here are five ways his papacy may impact our lives and pocketbooks.

Should Uncle Sam Tax Churches?

Are America's churches preventing NASA from winning the space race? That's what a striking graphic currently making the online rounds would have us believe.

Waiter's Phony $10 Tip Includes Religious Lesson

A $10 bill is a joyful sight for a server. But when one waiter went to retrieve such a note from under a diner's plate recently, he found the tip provided wasn't money, but advice about his eternal soul.

Chick-fil-A's CEO on Rising Costs, Family Values

For its Cow Appreciation Day Friday, Chick-fil-A gave away free sandwiches to customers who come in wearing cow costumes. We talked with CEO Dan Cathy about a herd of other issues including rising food costs, industry trends, the economy and how his values affect the company's bottom line.

Glenn Beck's Summer School for Conservatives

Right-wing radio and television host Glenn Beck, who has ranted against public education, is ready to dole out his own brand of private education. Beck University, which will offer online classes in faith, hope and charity starting today, also offers plenty of fodder for skepticism.

Exchange-Traded Funds Get Religion

More people are putting their money where their values are -- a sentiment that isn't lost on money managers. Just this week, the first of three exchange-traded funds targeted at Christian investors hit the market. Two more will launch next week.

God says: You're not rich (yet)

If you're not rich yet: it's because God doesn't want you to be.

No, instead, he wants the leaders of the sort of "Christianity" known as "prosperity...