Christopher Columbus, Pope Francis, the Doctrine of Discovery, the Ottoman Empire, the Battle of Lepanto, and Pachamama

On March 30, Pope Francis renounced the ancient “Doctrine of Discovery” that formalized the right of European powers to colonize the New World. This was hailed by communists throughout the Western Hemisphere as delegitimizing every European founded nation in the New World, except maybe Haiti. His renunciation is apparently based on the idea that the […]

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