What is liberation theologist? See the three definitions below! What does it sound like? Just like communism removal of all social, political and economic oppression to make us all equal sounds great on paper and in theory, but is disasterous in practice, leads to further oppression of the people and ultimate suffering of all the inhabitants of such a society. This is what the new ITALIAN (might have been born in Argentina, but he was born to Italian immigrants) Pope believes. Scary thought! On a more positive note - he approves contraceptives to prevent disease (not pregnancy) and while he doesn't support homosexuality or gay marriage, he believe gays must be treated with compasion and free from oppression or persecution.