The Church is not a “Labor Party”

October 6, 2016

Let us remember the well-known saying of Voltaire: “Oh! God, free me from my friends, that from my enemies I may be free.” May God free the poor from their strange friends of the left…

When illuminated by the light of Christ and the smile of Mary, poverty is composed, dignified, reserved, suave, and discreetly joyful.

Painting by Felix Schlesinger.

Painting by Felix Schlesinger.

In Brazil, leftism is something inherent to the sacristy and the clubs to which the rich belong.

I do not and never will tire of affirming that leftism is not a phenomenon of the masses, but truly nothing more than a sad symptom of the deterioration of the elites.

Former Brazilian President Dilma Vana Rousseff, who was impeached in August 2106 and removed from office. Pictured here with one of her many leftist supporters, Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela. Photo by Agência Brasil.

Former Brazilian President Dilma Vana Rousseff, who was impeached in August 2106 and removed from office. Pictured here with one of her many leftist supporters, Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela. Photo by Agência Brasil.

Although an almost delirious pressure from the various media seeks to create the generalized impression that leftism is desired by the multitudes.

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O Universo é uma Catedral: Excertos do pensamento de Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira recolhidos por Leo Daniele, Edições Brasil de Amanhã, São Paulo, 1997

[Nobility.org Translation]

 

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