View Poll Results: Is the Pope a Socialist?

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Thread: Is the Pope a Socialist?

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    Re: Is the Pope a Socialist?

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    The Pope takes his cues from the Gospel and the teachings of Christ. He doesn't really care about the politics of the situation.

    It's really only interesting from the perspective of the American right vs. left paradigm (which in most other places would be the moderate left vs. less moderate left). You see it here in this thread with comments about the "left" having "Papal woodies." Their feelings are hurt that he's not one of them.
    He certainly lives up to his namesake though.
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    Re: Is the Pope a Socialist?

    Quote Originally Posted by votemout View Post
    Do not listen to the pope he is no more then a figure head that the powers that be use to control a largely false "religion".
    Aren't they all? False that is.

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    Re: Is the Pope a Socialist?

    Quote Originally Posted by grip View Post
    I don't know where you got this below section but it is not part of my quote.
    Mea culpa. I accidentally placed part of my response inside the quote.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ben K. View Post
    Before I go searching for political party manifestos, how about you cite one thing that the pope has said about economics that can be attributed to distributism but not to socialism.
    Evangelii Gaudium, Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis, 2013

    The last sentence of 239.

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    Re: Is the Pope a Socialist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Paleocon View Post
    Mea culpa. I accidentally placed part of my response inside the quote.



    Evangelii Gaudium, Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis, 2013

    The last sentence of 239.
    Link isn't working for me. Maybe you can quote it?

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    Re: Is the Pope a Socialist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ben K. View Post
    Link isn't working for me. Maybe you can quote it?
    It's Evangelii Gaudium.

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