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Pope Francis scolds countries
that produce weapons but refuse refugees

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Posted By: WhamDBambam, 10/2/2019 7:29:51 AM

Pope Francis on Sunday scolded countries that produce weapons for wars fought elsewhere and then refuse to take in refugees fleeing the very same conflicts. The 82-year-old Argentine pope, whose parents were of Italian immigrant stock, has made the defense of migrants and refugees a plank of his pontificate and he has often clashed over immigration policy with US President Donald Trump and populist anti-immigrant politicians in Europe.


He is the very definition of "idiot."

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero 10/2/2019 7:38:45 AM (No. 195339)
I get it, if you are a country that produces guns, but does not accept refugees (which seem to be anyone who wants in) Then how will these people arm themselves in order to carry out their business in a country where citizens are allowed to arm themselves?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 10/2/2019 7:42:07 AM (No. 195343)
The current pope is a tiresome old commie.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 10/2/2019 7:46:17 AM (No. 195344)
Do the honorable thing Francis... But leave your stable of underage boys here.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: drive 10/2/2019 7:46:30 AM (No. 195346)
I'm a diehard Catholic but only listen to Popes when they talk about dogma not politics.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Turninggrey 10/2/2019 7:46:38 AM (No. 195347)
I am really grateful to this Pope for making me split with the Catholic church.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: TexaTucky 10/2/2019 7:47:47 AM (No. 195351)
I wholeheartedly agree. Russia and China SHOULD be scolded for this.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: jinx 10/2/2019 7:54:18 AM (No. 195357)
How many refugees are allowed into the Vatican? How about giving up some of the pomp and circumstance which surrounds the Pope and give it to the refugees. Whenever I see pictures of Catholic churches and cathedrals, I see lots of gold and expensive statues and art. Why not sell all of that and give it to the poor? Start practicing what you preach.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: George R. 10/2/2019 7:54:21 AM (No. 195358)
Many years ago the Episcopal Church left me, now it seems the Catholic Church is leaving many of it's good parishioners as well. It's a shame! Can another inquisition be far behind?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: babsathome 10/2/2019 7:57:45 AM (No. 195362)
The real question is when this pretentious Socialist will stop getting media coverage. He is a bad dude for all Christians because he is power hungry socialist not a real Catholic.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: F15 Gork 10/2/2019 7:59:27 AM (No. 195364)
The Catholic Church is like the NFL - both badly misjudged their audience. Stadiums and cathedrals are now empty
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lawsy0 10/2/2019 8:13:04 AM (No. 195373)
El Papa, El Duce.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: TexaTucky 10/2/2019 8:40:18 AM (No. 195395)
#7, setting aside its refusal to house the world's refugee's within a 0.17 square mile area, it's hard to deny the fact that the Catholic Church - regardless of who sits in the chair of Peter - certainly practices what it preaches in terms of supporting the poor, the homeless, the hungry. It is the largest charitable organization in the world, in fact. The reality is that a church, just like people, can both 1) have wealth as well as 2) minister generously to the needy. Burning down the henhouse won't get you more eggs.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: hisself 10/2/2019 8:43:20 AM (No. 195398)
My diocese has an autocratic bishop who never was a parish priest, and a pope who shows his ignorance every time he makes a pronouncement. The end times are near! (Send your faith donations to me)
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Reply 14 - Posted by: cor-vet 10/2/2019 8:54:41 AM (No. 195417)
As a life long member of the Catholic Church, I keep asking myself, " Is the Pope Catholic ?"
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Reply 15 - Posted by: dovestar 10/2/2019 8:56:51 AM (No. 195419)
This anti-pope is no idiot. He is a dangerous man. That fact will be increasingly on display for the next few weeks during the Amazon synod. I encourage my fellow ldotters to seek information from reputable sites like Lifesite News, Church Militant and Taylor Marshall on YouTube for what might be world wide repercussions in the Church. For all you anti-Catholic bigots, don't get your hopes up. The Church will survive as Jesus promised, though it might have to go underground. Prophesy is being fulfilled. Fatima, Akita and Leo XIII.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: MFM 10/2/2019 9:01:25 AM (No. 195423)
Fake pope.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: JackBurton 10/2/2019 9:12:38 AM (No. 195444)
I used to think of scolding the Pope myself. Tell him he needs to talk more about our Savior. But I'm beginning to suspect he can't do that. At all.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 10/2/2019 9:16:08 AM (No. 195451)
I can't seem to find any mention of Francis scolding the countries that PRODUCE refugees. You know, the ol' cart before the horse thing,
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Reply 19 - Posted by: bighambone 10/2/2019 9:20:41 AM (No. 195460)
This Pope is making himself largely irrelevant to most people living in the USA by engaging by taking what are very controversial political positions many times that are adverse to American interests and US National security.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Clinger 10/2/2019 9:21:35 AM (No. 195463)
Yea, our guns are a big problem until you need us. Guns were a problem in Great Britain until Herr Schicklegruber came a calling then the American patriots and sportsmen gladly sent their spare guns off the the open and grateful arms of our British brothers who discovered they had built their house out of straw. You might want to examine why you aren't speaking Deutsche there comrade Pope. You might also want to explore the correlation between those that want to confiscate guns and those who want to eliminate the Christian faith. Clue: it's a 100% correlation. What do you make of that
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Quigley 10/2/2019 9:28:02 AM (No. 195469)
I scold the Vatican for preaching their virtues without taking in refugees. The vatican should be sold off and the proceeds used to repair the damage done in South American
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Reply 22 - Posted by: janjan 10/2/2019 9:33:23 AM (No. 195476)
With all due respect to Catholics, the Pope was not elected to any office anywhere and he is certainly not setting policy in the US. So he can save his scolding for his own flock and leave the rest of us alone.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: LadyHen 10/2/2019 9:52:13 AM (No. 195494)
Unless he dies, the changes in dogma will come... give it time. Of course the next "pope" will probably be an openly gay or transgendered communist if this trend continues. I hold out little hope the lavender mafia that controls the Vatican will listen to the will of God in any matter much less the appointing of a pope. And this pope is stacking the Cardinal deck to make sure his successor is equally corrupt and ungodly.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: starboard 10/2/2019 9:54:28 AM (No. 195496)
The Pope is not the vicar of Christ on earth as we were taught in Catechism. What the Catholic Left did to Pope Benedict reminds me of what the American Left in this country is trying to do to President Trump. The only thing is the American people will not let it happen.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: America Rising 2020 10/2/2019 10:27:49 AM (No. 195539)
Dear Pope...mind your own business....not ours....signed America
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Reply 26 - Posted by: couchguy 10/2/2019 10:39:19 AM (No. 195559)
What else would the Soros/Clinton pope say? He was installed in a Vatican coup.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Strike3 10/2/2019 10:45:11 AM (No. 195568)
#12, the Catholic Church is not generous with its own money, it's the money donated by it's millions of members that is uses to receive credit for its generosity. Just like the government does. In return for those donations, the people expect that money to be used wisely, not to sit in the Vatican's vaults and provide church leadership with a lavish lifestyle. Bishops wearing expensive clothes and riding around in black limousines send exactly the wrong message. My childhood priest had a new Jeep, a red Riviera, a boat and went hunting and fishing in Canada while presiding over small towns full of coal miners. Not cool. It reeks of Communism. Look at the countries that accept refugees and whose populace is not armed. France, Germany, Britain and the rest of the euros are overwhelmed with crime, rape, robbery and murder. Is that what Catholics really want? That philosophy does not fit my family.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: DVC 10/2/2019 11:05:45 AM (No. 195601)
I am not a Catholic, but after attending Catholic school for a year, I always respected them and their religion, and always paid attention to what the Popes had to say. This guy has ended that part. I no longer put any stock in what this communist fool says.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: tom7 10/2/2019 12:39:14 PM (No. 195729)
Seems hard to believe that anyone is interested in this Pope's opinions.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: rochow 10/2/2019 2:05:30 PM (No. 195834)
Great, so let's send all the refugees to N. Korea, Russia, China, etc. Oh, they don't want to go?? Who knew! Send them to this miserable excuse of a Pope!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: MickTurn 10/2/2019 6:13:48 PM (No. 196037)
Oh, like the VATICAN?
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Reply 32 - Posted by: udanja99 10/2/2019 7:31:56 PM (No. 196104)
Shut up and pray!
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Reply 33 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 10/2/2019 8:20:08 PM (No. 196138)
Shut up, Frank. Just shut up.
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