Leftist Bolivian president Evo Morales presented the pope with a wooden crucifix — carved on a hammer and sickle. Francis spoke of how material wealth must not foster selfishness.
Articles tagged “communism”
NEW YORK (RNS) The Rev. Gustavo Gutierrez is in a sense the Yoda of Catholicism: a small but sage presence who has known vituperation and exile, and who is now able to see his life’s work vindicated.
(RNS) Religion News Service asked experts, biographers and theologians to assess the two popes who will be canonized on Sunday.
(RNS) “If we had one one-thousandth of the adherence of either of communism or Islam, we’d be doing pretty well,” said Emergent Church leader Tony Jones. “When I first saw this, I thought it was a headline from The Onion.”
(RNS) Faced with recent setbacks in the United States and in Europe, the Catholic Church has intensified its increasingly uphill battle against gay marriage, and embraced a theory that compares marriage equality to communism. By Alessandro Speciale.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI on Friday (March 23) urged Cuba's communist government to look for “new models'' beyond its “Marxist ideology,'' since Marxism “no longer responds to reality.'' By Alessandro Speciale.