An interview clip reveals the renowned linguist’s take on the popular Catholic Church leader regarding “liberation theology” in his native Argentina. Although the recently posted video is from a 2013 interview, as the pope continues to weigh in on world issues such as LGBT rights and the death penalty, Chomsky’s comments provide a context for why many in Pope Francis’ home country are reluctant to open their arms to the pontiff.

—Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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