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Catholic group condemns Rush Limbaugh's remarks about Pope Francis

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According to CNN today, Rush Limbaugh believes Pope Francis to be a Marxist. The talk show host said that the pontiff's latest document is "pure Marxism." The pope's document was titled, "The Joy of the Gospel" and called for church reform, while chastising capitalism.

Limbaugh takes issue with the economic views the pope has, saying he is "puzzlingly wrong."

In his document, the pope said that idolizing money would lead to a 'new tyranny' and that trickle-down economics are essentially broken, in that they invest a trust in the goodness of those who have money.

And though Limbaugh is raising a fuss over the issue, CNN notes that liberal Catholics celebrate the document and the pope behind it. They have been waiting for church leaders begin protecting the poor for the economic inequalities.

A response was issued to Limbaugh's remarks from the Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good on Nov. 27. A petition to denounce limbaugh began today. A statement from the group reads, "We urge other Church organizations and leaders--both ordained and lay--to also condemn Mr. Limbaugh's comments. We proudly stand with Pope Francis as he provides prophetic leadership for the Catholic Church and the entire world.

Pope Francis is not the first pope to express concerns about free markets. Pope Benedict XVI as well as John Paul questioned unregulated capitalism.



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