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Monday, May 14, 2007

'Pope shows more signs of swinging to the right' - 'He also raged with equal fire against Marxism and capitalism alike'

A bizarre article from the International Herald and Tribune. It seems that 'left' and 'right' are now defined exclusively in terms of hostility or endorsement of relativism and Catholic personal moral teaching. The Pope can equate Capitalism and Marxism as evils and still 'move to the right' because he says preaching eternal salvation is the Church's central function, paganism is a bad thing and child murder and auto-sterilization are not on.