It saddens me that Pope Francis refuses to recognize the pro-life intentions and actions of President Trump. The president has made good on his promises to pro-life voters, starting on his first day in office with his restoration of the Mexico City Policy, which he later expanded. Federal funds can no longer pay for abortions overseas. And there is more, not the least of which is the presence of Justice Neil Gorsuch on the U.S. Supreme Court. But rather than applauding the president’s actions, Pope Francis has attempted to co-opt the meaning of “pro-life” to include his preferred immigration policies. Speaking
Looking for a silver lining here, better for Trump not to appear to be the Pope´s toy. If the Pope were otherwise, people would say Trump was being dominated by Catholic Melania, in secret. As it is, they are misunderstood and rejected by the Papacy, which is nearly a condition of later canonization it is so very common. Thus: All is well! And pew-sitting Catholics will not care at all, even if they say they do. The pro-lifers Love Trump.
as a Catholic i can say this aint my fave pope, however he is NOT the Church or the MAgisterium He too will pass. He is a socialist so you gotta factor it in. Church teachings are not changeable---he can interpret what he wants but the teachings are not affected by politics they are above politics..
I researched and found EXACTLY what Pope Francis said about all this DACA stuff. I also heard Father Jonathan Morris explain it on Tucker Carlson. It seems that what was reported was NOT really what was said, and real comments were favorable toward U S immigration policy on illegals. I feel better now. I found little to disagree with in his.
I think the thing the Pope is most guilty of is speaking "off the cuff" to idiot reporters who are looking for juicy stuff and to stir up trouble.
It would serve Francis much better to release prepared statements in their entirety, and they be translated by people who don´t have an agenda.
As a practicing "cradle" Catholic, conservative in my social, moral, and theological views, I am constantly amazed by the statements of our Pope. Unfortunately, he often reflects the views of many current Catholics, laity and clergy.
Among those Catholics who support this pope is Fr Morris. . . I turn him off whenever he shows up on the tube. I wish FNC would use a different person as the Church´s authority, someone like Chaput from Philadelphia!
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