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Who are we: Our maternal grandfather was an Eygptian priest. Mum's name was Asenath. We ultimately became the possessor of the birthright promises. We were supposed to teach the world God's way of life, but about all we did was to teach them cricket and baseball.
Ephraim and Manasseh

Genesis 41:45-50

The Vatican Looks Toward Eastern Europe
Plain Truth Magazine
February 1972
Volume: Vol XXXVII, No.2
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The Vatican Looks Toward Eastern Europe
Lester L Grabbe  

Communism and Catholicism have often been cast in the role of deadly enemies. But the barriers may be torn down in the future. Signs of thaw and its significance are plainly evident on both sides. "Religion is the opiate of the people," wrote Lenin, the founder of Soviet Communism. His religious antagonist, Pope Leo XII, stated in 1891 that Socialism, including Communism, leads to "an odious and unbearable state of servitude for every citizen." These seemingly irreconcilable positions between Catholicism and Communism have been maintained - at least to the casual observer - for decades. But note the very surprising recent moves on both sides of the ideological fence:

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Plain Truth MagazineFebruary 1972Vol XXXVII, No.2