Religion: Mao as Moses

The Chinese Communist government has brought the Ten Commandments up to date. Last week the Vatican's semiofficial newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, published a new Decalogue, said to be the first step in a new "Chinese" theology developed for Chinese Roman Catholics by the brain trust of Communist Leader Mao Tse-tung.

I—Thou shalt practice faith, hope & charity.

II—Thou shalt believe in God.

Ill—Thou shalt observe His commandments.

IV—Thou shalt suppress all forms of despotism and feudalism.

V—Thou shalt support the God-sent popular democracy (of Mao Tse-tung) .

VI—Thou shalt go to a school of the masses.

VII—Thou shalt obey the directives of thy organizations.

VIII—Long live St. John Bosco (19th...

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