Is the Pope Catholic?

October 1979
National Review;10/26/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 43, p1342
The article discusses the purpose of Pope John Paul II's visit to the United States. During his speeches, the Pope criticized the alleged selfishness widespread in consumer societies. He also reaffirmed the Catholic Church's traditional positions on sex and the family. The Pope also touched upon the topic of disarmament.


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