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Rush Limbaugh: Pope Francis trying to convince UN to impose Marxism, socialism on world

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Friday attacked Pope Francis as a “Marxist” for urging governments to redistribute wealth to the poor. “The pope, ladies and gentleman, is back, saying — demanding — a legitimate redistribution of wealth,” Limbaugh remarked. “Pope Francis called today for governments to redistribute wealth to…

Pope Francis urges governments to redistribute wealth to the poor — maybe even half of it

Pope Francis called on “legitimate redistribution” of wealth by the world’s governments to undo the “economy of exclusion” underlying capitalist society. The pontiff appealed Friday to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the heads of major U.N. agencies in Rome, warning that wealth inequality promoted a “culture of death” at odds…

Pope Francis is a far cry from the Reaganist Pope John Paul II he just canonized

Inequality is the root of social evil, Pope Francis has tweeted, only a day after he canonised Pope John Paul II, a man regarded by American rightwingers as the spiritual arm of Ronald Reagan. So, Saint John Paul II is now officially stowed in heaven, and his attitude to capitalism…

Pope pleads for Easter peace as violence breaks out in Ukraine, Jerusalem

Pope leads Easter celebrations marred by Ukraine (via AFP) Pope Francis celebrated Easter mass on Sunday with a message of social solidarity as the world’s Orthodox marked a holiday marred by bitter divisions over Ukraine and clashes broke out in Jerusalem. Francis led the ceremony for the holiest day in…

Pope Francis includes elderly Muslim in Easter foot-washing ritual

Pope Francis washed the feet of a dozen elderly and disabled people including a Libyan Muslim during an Easter ritual in Rome on Thursday imitating Jesus Christ’s humility. The 77-year-old bent down with difficulty to wash and kiss the feet of the nine Italians and three foreigners aged between 16…

Francis looks to heal Church by canonizing two popes this month

Pope Francis aims to unite conservative and reformist strands of Catholicism with the first canonisation of two popes this month -- an impressive masterstroke that has already stirred dissent in some quarters. Conferring sainthood on John XXIII and……

Now the hard work starts for ‘superstar’ Pope Francis

Now the hard work starts. Pope Francis celebrates one year in office on Thursday swaddled in a blanket of approval world leaders would die for and most of his predecessors could only dream of. But he also knows that there is more to being pontiff than good PR. Bigger challenges…

In first year, Pope Francis changes Catholic Church’s style — but not substance

In his first year, Pope Francis has blown a breath of fresh air through the Catholic Church that has been felt across the globe. Contrary to the way he is frequently depicted, the first pope from the southern hemisphere is no revolutionary in terms……

WTF: Pope Francis drops Italian swear word into Sunday blessing

Pope Francis mistakenly used an Italian swear word Sunday during his weekly blessing from the Vatican. The 77-year-old Argentinian delivered the blessing from his apartment window in Italian but stumbled over the word “caso,” which means “example,” and pronounced it as “cazzo,” which is a coarse synonym for “penis.” The…

Pope Francis creates new Vatican finance ministry

Pope Francis has created a new finance ministry to oversee the Holy See's economic and administrative affairs, his first decisive action in the wake of scandals at the Vatican bank. The ministry will be headed up by Australian Cardinal George Pell,……

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