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Vatican: Pope’s Words Not a Personal Attack on Trump 1024 512 Citisun

Vatican: Pope’s Words Not a Personal Attack on Trump

By Cruxnow – ROME: Reacting to widespread media coverage of a perceived war of words on Thursday between Pope Francis and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, a Vatican spokesman on Friday insisted the pope’s comments — that someone who would build a border wall is not Christian — were not a personal attack. “The pope said what we all know when we follow his teaching and his positions: that we should not build walls, but bridges,” the Rev. Federico Lombardi said to Vatican Radio. “It is not a specific issue, limited to this case,” he said. read more
Pope Francis in Mexico
What Pope Francis told a stunningly large crowd of Mexican youth 1024 512 Citisun

What Pope Francis told a stunningly large crowd of Mexican youth

Pope Francis is cheered by youths as he arrives to the stadium in Morelia, Mexico, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. Francis arrived in the heart of Mexico's drug-trafficking country to offer words of encouragement to clergy trying to minister to a people tormented by the violence and gang warfare of the drug trade. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) EWTN (see original article here): In his visit to Morelia – one of Mexico's most violent cities – Pope Francis had a strong message for the country's youth: rather than allowing themselves to be used and trampled on, he told them to recognize their value and to place their hope in Jesus. One of Mexico's greatest treasures “is that it has a youthful face: its young people...you are the wealth of this land,” the Pope told them Feb. 16. read more
Did Pope Francis Really Imply Donald Trump Is Not Christian? Unlikely. 1024 512 Citisun

Did Pope Francis Really Imply Donald Trump Is Not Christian? Unlikely.

I read this CNN headline, and it perplexed me. So, I looked up the actual interview between the Pope and reporters. Here is the quote, from Pope Francis on February 18th, 2016: "A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian. This is not in the Gospel.”   read more
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