Vatican CityThe chief commander of all Catholics is calling for a world of equality. In an interview for Italian newspaper »La Repubblica«, Pope Francis answered questions of the journalist Eugenio Scalfari. The date was November 7th, the 99th anniversary of the Great Socialist October Revolution.

Scalfari asked: »You told me some time ago that the precept, ›Love your neighbour as thyself‹ had to change, given the dark times that we are going through, and become ›more than thyself‹. So you yearn for a society where equality dominates. This, as you know, is the programme of Marxist socialism and then of communism. Are you therefore thinking of a Marxist type of society?«

Neither the journalist...