As I noted HERE the other day, right-wing radio blabber Rush Limbaugh has taken issue with some of the things Pope Francis has been saying lately.


And now, political and social commentator Andrew Sullivan, a practicing Catholic, SAYS Limbaugh is mistaken in arguing that Francis’s warnings about unfettered capitalism “would have been unthinkable for a pope to believe or say just a few years ago.”


Limbaugh specifically invokes the great anti-Communist Pope, John Paul II, as an alleged contrast with this leftist gobbledegook. So let us look at John Paul IIís discussion of capitalism and communism in his 1987 Encyclical, ...

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As I noted HERE the other day, right-wing radio blabber Rush Limbaugh has taken issue with some of the things Pope Francis has been saying lately.

And now, political and social commentator Andrew Sullivan, a practicing Catholic, SAYS Limbaugh is mistaken in arguing that Francis’s warnings about unfettered capitalism “would have been unthinkable for a pope to believe or say just a few years ago.”

Limbaugh specifically invokes the great anti-Communist Pope, John Paul II, as an alleged contrast with this leftist gobbledegook. So let us look at John Paul IIís discussion of capitalism and communism in his 1987 Encyclical, ...

Read more