The Pope, Marx, and Milton Friedman

Novak, Michael
September 1980
National Review;9/19/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p1146
The article comments on how Pope John Paul II of the Catholic Church rejects Marxism in line with his visit in Brazil. It describes how some priests commend Karl Marx for his insights. It offers information on the military rule in Brazil. A discussion of Marxist Christianity is provided. Details of the Pope's message to Brazilian nuns regarding radicalism and oppression are presented. It discusses the belief of the Pope that class struggle should be rejected in order to achieve social justice. His opinion on the implications of a society's reliance on the free market is also stated.


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