Pornocracy


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Pornocracy

period of unparalleled papal decadence (early 10th century). [Christian Hist.: Grun, 106]
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Opinion brokers, in turn, waged a "struggle against pornocracy" (Chapter 6); and the actress, as characterized in plays, novels, and the press, thus again became a dangerous seductress threatening stable families.
The sober papal historian, Cardinal Baronius, writing in the sixteenth century, labelled this period the 'Pornocracy'.
With both countries, the result is identical: Catholicism, which hitherto was the most powerful single weapon against Communism, paper-shuffling capitalism and materialist pornocracy overall, is today--though not, despite its foes' mightiest labours, actually killed--at the very lowest estimate permanently weakened.