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  • Pope Francis: Ideological colonization a ‘blasphemy against God’

    Pope Francis: Ideological colonization a ‘blasphemy against God’

    • Nov 21, 2017

    In his morning homily during his Mass at the Santa Marta residence on Vatican grounds, Pope Francis on Tuesday once again denounced what he calls “ideological colonization,” by which he means affluent societies imposing their worldview and values on poorer nations and cultures as a condition of economic assistance.

  • Cardinal says African Church ‘substitutes’ for failed states

    Cardinal says African Church ‘substitutes’ for failed states

    • Mar 24, 2017

    Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo of the Democratic Republic of Congo says that in many African societies, the Catholic Church historically has served as a substitute for the state, especially when those states have failed, explaining why Catholic prelates on the continent play such a directly political role in African affairs.

  • Pope says walk with trans persons, but fight gender theory

    Pope says walk with trans persons, but fight gender theory

    • Oct 2, 2016

    In another wide-ranging airborne news conference at the end of one of his foreign trips, Pope Francis on Sunday returned to the theme of “gender theory” that he raised on Saturday in Georgia, saying the Church must walk with trans persons but also resist the spread of what he called “ideological colonization.”

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