Fr. Hardon Archives - The Influence of Marxism in the United States Today
In order to do justice in answering this question, suppose we identify what I consider the fifteen principal marks of Marxism, You might compare them to the four marks of the Church founded by Christ. Marxism is a godless religion in which its leaders believe, shall I say, with a faith comparable to that of believing Christians.
The best single source to understand Marxism is the Communist Manifesto. The best single analysis of Marxism is the encyclical on Atheistic Communism by Pope Pius XI in which he identifies Marxism as a “Utopian Messianism,”