Tag Archives: Communism

Is this building a… ?

At Church Pop there is a quiz.
Here is a sample.
Quick… is this building a:
Modernist Church … or a… Communist Building?

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Fr. Z muses and rants

There is an especially awful story about clergy in Rome circulating right now.
Once upon a time, I was walking under the colonnade of St. Peter’s Square with an especially well-placed curial official, nay rather, institution.
I asked him if it were … Continue reading

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Antonio Gramsci, the destruction of Catholic identity, and you.

At the Catholic Thing there is a must read article by George Marlin about the uber-anti-Catholic and founder of Italian Communism, the brilliant but twisted Antonio Gramsci.
Understanding Gramsci and the Italian version of Communism is verrrrrry important for faithful Catholics … Continue reading

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The story of a Vietnamese priest

Could it be that we are heading for something like this, even in our lifetime?
Here is a story from CNA with my emphases.
The desperate plight of Catholics in Vietnam – one priest’s story
By Alan Holdren and David Kerr
Rome, Italy, Jul … Continue reading

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Fidel Castro: Communism failed in Cuba

AP has a story that a writer for The Atlantic, Jeffrey Goldberg, interviewed long-time Communist dictator for three days.
During the interview, Casto admitted that Communism has failed in Cuba.
HAVANA – Fidel Castro told a visiting American journalist that Cuba’s … Continue reading

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