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  •  They did stop supporting communist Poland (1+ / 0-)
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    Kombema

    and the other Eastern European regimes.

    At some cost.

    •  True, though were staunchly anti-leftist in places (2+ / 0-)
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      like Central America -- where the social justice movement among Catholic clergy and laity was suppressed by the Church hierarchy, which in many instances supported violent rightwing regimes. The anti-communism of the Polish pope was very much double-edged.

      "Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

      by Kombema on Fri Nov 29, 2013 at 10:25:51 AM PST

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