The weekly Daley: Shocked and somewhat awed

By From page A4 | December 06, 2013

The Pope is a Marxist. When I heard that, I couldn’t believe my ears and when I actually read it, I couldn’t believe my eyes. Arguably the most Christian, religious person in the world is an atheist? The most turn-the-other-cheek, don’t-hurt-a-fly guy in the human race advocates violent overthrow of government(s) and perpetual class warfare? Well, that’s just shocking as all get-out. Kill all the bourgeoisie and capitalists and monarchists and clerics and religionists if they don’t give in or go away? The Pope?

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