Christian communism

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Christian communism is the belief that Christianity and the Gospel are communistic or are compliable with communism. Christian communists often use a picture of a cross and sickle as symbolism. Although in the past, Christanity has been an ally of colonialism and therefore incompatible with Marxist theory, the two can be beneficial to each other as demonstrated by Hugo Chavez and the current Pope, Francis I who is himself a Communist. Jesus Christ himself preached that the rich should give away all of their property to the poor and that "it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter God's kingdom" whilst Christianity preaches messages of humility and self-sacrifice, juxtaposed against the narcissistic individualism of capitalism.