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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

A Distinction Without a Difference

 From Catholic Culture:

Communist authorities forbade Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich to enter the Diocese of Vinh during a recent eight-day visit to Vietnam, UCA News reported.

Cardinal Marx

We demand the Government Committee for Religious Affairs make clear the reason why it refused the visit, [and] in addition, obey the law and respect religious freedom specified by the constitution and laws,” Bishop Paul Nguyen Thai Hop of Vinh said in response.

Vinh, a city of nearly 500,000, is the site of particularly egregious violations of religious liberty, according to the report. 

Maybe the Socialists had him confused with KARL Marx. I mean, they both wrote books called "Das Capital", both of which were critical of capitalism.

Retired archbishop Jan Paul Lenga of Karaganda, Kazakhstan said of him "There was Marx, Karl Marx. And if present Marx says similar things, then there is no real difference.”


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