Communism and the Popes – Part II
(This is the second part to Paula Adamick’s historical analysis of Communism, following her first take earlier this month. Read and enjoy.
Its enduring appeal rests largely in the fact that too few have been able to grasp its nature. The majority instead succumb to its deception, skilfully concealed by the most extravagant promises. Pius XI, Divini Redemptoris, 1937
When John leCarre was selling millions of Cold War spy novels in the 1960s and 1970s, Karol Wojtyla had been enduring the reality of Soviet Communism in Poland for decades. So had other East European nations been suffering under a reality so dark, so