Wojtyla lectures reveal he saw communism as based in misunderstanding

Luxmoore, Jonathan
November 1999
National Catholic Reporter;11/5/99, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p10
Assesses the role of Pope John Paul II in the communism's collapse. Background on the studies made by John Paul II on Marxism; How the pope traces communism back to Christian tradition; Details on the unpublished text of the pope about communism.


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