God's redemption is something that we have to ask for. If you do not ask, you will not receive.
It appears that only 32 percent of the people who say they are Catholic are. To be a member of an organization you need to support the beliefs and teachings of that organization to be a member.
The Catholic Church has a new Pope. That does not mean that abortion and homosexual behavior will not be any less sinful. Voting for President Obama is not a mortal sin. When we vote for a political candidate we vote for the things they believe in. When we encourage others to sin then we have committed those sins with them.
The message from the new Pope has not changed. The way we get to our redemption has not changed. Only the way one may interpret that message has changed.
We have had many years of signs demanding economic justice, for sale, foreclosed, going out of business, and closed.
The words may be different but the meaning is the same. We simply need to take better care of things and people we have.