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Pope Francis To Tackle Donald Trump And Immigration On U.S. Trip

August 30, 2015

Their is no way not to see the xenophobia, bigotry, and hate from Donald Trump and his followers when it comes to the issue of immigration.  There is also no way to better sum up the world view of this matter, and put a moral context to it, than from Pope Francis who will be visiting the United States soon and speaking to the issue.

Vatican Ambassador Kenneth Hackett had some most interesting words in relation to the Pope’s immigration message that will be made on American soil.  There is no doubt that Donald Trump’s call for a border fence between Mexico and the United States and the deportation of millions of illegal immigrants will be dealt a severe blow from the one who talks with God more than mere presidential hopefuls ever do, according to the Associated Press.

“I think he’ll call us to continue to engage with it (the world), don’t throw any walls up around our nation, don’t revert to isolationism,” Hackett said. “We are a nation of welcoming people, so that’s where I think he will put his attention.”

Just to pile on the level of embarrassment for conservatives the Pope is also likely to discuss income inequality and the environment while he is in the country.  Ka-Ching.

It will be interesting to see how Catholics respond to the words of their Holy Father.

  1. pattilynn9 permalink
    August 30, 2015 5:16 PM

    Maybe he should practice what he preaches. Throw open the walls around Vatican City. Let just anyone / everyone enter in an unorderly manner.

  2. August 30, 2015 5:14 PM

    Dear Donald you cannot deport the illegals who are here, you cannot build a wall, but you can bring the troops home from around the world a seal off the border that way.

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