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Is the Pope a Marxist?

Earlier this month, Pope Francis gave a speech to some United Nations officials and said, among other things, that an “equal” form of economic progress can come from “legitimate redistribution of economic benefits by the state.” The media and the liberals have pounced all over this and reworded it to be “redistribution of wealth,” which is more palatable to their agenda. Note the very first paragraph in the AP story below, in which they reword his remarks before even quoting what he said.

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis called Friday for governments to redistribute wealth and benefits to the poor in a new spirit of generosity to help curb the “economy of exclusion” that is taking hold today.

Francis made the appeal during a speech to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the heads of major U.N. agencies who met in Rome this week.

Latin America’s first pope has frequently lashed out at the injustices of capitalism and […] → Keep reading