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Pope denounces 'racist, xenophobic' attitudes toward immigrants
CNA ^ | 7-15-2014 | Elise Harris

Posted on 07/16/2014 3:56:12 PM PDT by equalator

“This humanitarian emergency requires, as a first urgent measure, these children be welcomed and protected.” “Many people forced to emigrate suffer, and often, die tragically; many of their rights are violated, they are obliged to separate from their families and, unfortunately, continue to be the subject of racist and xenophobic attitudes,” the Roman Pontiff stated in the July 15 message.

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KEYWORDS: illegals; pope

Yeah, I know, pope-bashing, but I'll just say this-- It must be nice to walk outside, wash a few of their feet and then drive away unlike the rest of us who have to live amongst third-worlders and can't get away.

1 posted on 07/16/2014 3:56:12 PM PDT by equalator
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To: equalator

Is this a new rant from him or a replay of yesterday’s rant?


2 posted on 07/16/2014 3:57:17 PM PDT by DManA
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To: equalator

This is a church growth plan for Catholics in the U.S. There are support services across the country (make some calls in your hometown) to provide assistance to illegals.

They are the biggest coyote enterprise out there after the U.S. government and cartels.


3 posted on 07/16/2014 3:57:51 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: equalator

How many is he taking in?


4 posted on 07/16/2014 3:58:13 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: forgotten man

several million


5 posted on 07/16/2014 4:00:14 PM PDT by equalator
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To: equalator
My solution to this would be to fly about 500 of these "angels" to Rome and dump them in the Vatican. I am sure they would have no problem accepting them.

On second thought make it a 1,000.

6 posted on 07/16/2014 4:00:20 PM PDT by ProudFossil (" I never did give anyone hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell." Harry Truman)
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To: equalator

I say he take them all in to stay at the Vatican.


7 posted on 07/16/2014 4:00:24 PM PDT by boycott
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To: equalator
"racist...and xenophobic' ....attitudes?

how about OUTRAGE and Revulsion.....aimed at his pal Obie The One Obama??

Id be outratged if these people were Caucasions Chinese.. Indians...or any other "racial" "type

8 posted on 07/16/2014 4:00:39 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: equalator
Many people forced to emigrate

Ok how about condemning the countries and the people who are FORCING these people to emigrate. Most of them nominal Catholics.

9 posted on 07/16/2014 4:01:20 PM PDT by DManA
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To: ProudFossil
They just rounded up and expelled all the gypsies squatting in the Vatican.

Francis doesn't want it on his turf, just on ours. How about this -- the only reason Francis is saying this is because he is also South American, and he cares more about people that are the same color as him than he does about us. FRANCIS is the racist, not us.

Go shut your pie hole Francis.

10 posted on 07/16/2014 4:03:21 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor, Lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor.)
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To: equalator

He is really getting annoying


11 posted on 07/16/2014 4:04:47 PM PDT by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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To: equalator

Pope has his ire aimed in the wrong direction.

AGAIN


12 posted on 07/16/2014 4:04:50 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (www.FireKarlRove.com NOW)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

your tagline makes me think I’m drunk


13 posted on 07/16/2014 4:04:51 PM PDT by equalator
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To: equalator

Did I miss the part where the Pope threw open the doors to Vatican City and let 100 thousand diseased African illegals waltz in?


14 posted on 07/16/2014 4:06:13 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: equalator
I accept Christ's teachings about charity.I'll send money to Mexico and points south.But if the Pope thinks that Osama Obama & Pals are doing God's work he's in desperate need of Divine intervention.
15 posted on 07/16/2014 4:09:22 PM PDT by SayNoToDems (Will the dancing Hitlers please wait in the wings? We're only seeing singing Hitlers.)
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To: equalator

This seems to be way out of line for a pope to say, you’d think.


16 posted on 07/16/2014 4:11:25 PM PDT by grania
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To: equalator

The Pope should pontificate about church affairs and leave the civic to others.


17 posted on 07/16/2014 4:11:37 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: equalator

Hey—Frank—Nothing personal—But go screw yourself.


18 posted on 07/16/2014 4:12:45 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Rope. Tree. Politician. Some assembly required.)
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To: grania

I like the old-school popes. The ones that were half-crazy from syphilis who ordered the Crusades. Now there were some popes.


19 posted on 07/16/2014 4:12:56 PM PDT by equalator
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To: equalator

This man, Francis, has walls and guards. He lives in safety. Yet he finds the gall to lecture us to take in a neverending stream of illegals, thus exposing our citizens to crime waves and other threats. The hypocrisy is stunning. When he leads by example, and takes even a trickle of *permanent* illegal residents into Vatican City, then he can talk.


20 posted on 07/16/2014 4:14:44 PM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: equalator

The Pope needs to give unto Cesar what is Cesar’s.

And when it comes to suffering the little children to come unto Him, they can do that just as well in Honduras.


21 posted on 07/16/2014 4:16:39 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: equalator

Send them all to Vatican City. He will be pleased to care for them. The pope is just another face of the problem. He is bent on the destruction of the Western Christian World.


22 posted on 07/16/2014 4:16:39 PM PDT by Rodentking (There is no God but Yahweh and Moses is his prophet - http://www.airpower.blogspot.com/)
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To: equalator

THANK YOU POPE FRANCIS!
HOW NICE OF YOUR CHURCH TO HAVE SOLVED SO MANY OF YOUR COUNTRY’S PROBLEMS YOUR CHILDREN HAVE BEEN DESPERATE TO GET AWAY FOR ALMOST 50 YEARS!
AND NOW...
DEAR SOUL...
DEAR PAPA
HOW MANY WILL YOUR VATICAN ACCEPT?


23 posted on 07/16/2014 4:18:36 PM PDT by golux
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To: equalator

How much would it cost to ship them all to Italy?


24 posted on 07/16/2014 4:18:44 PM PDT by McGruff (Denial: It's Not Just a River in Egypt)
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To: equalator

how many Albanians and North africans are being bused into Vatican City?


25 posted on 07/16/2014 4:18:48 PM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: equalator

How many Illegals will be housed in the Vicar’s palace?


26 posted on 07/16/2014 4:19:18 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: equalator

How many Illegals will be housed in the Vicar’s palace?


27 posted on 07/16/2014 4:19:18 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: equalator

Hey pope. Send your pope navy over here to pick up a few thousand. Open up your palace to house a few more thousand. What has your popeness and your church done to help the so-called disasters in the countries where these people are coming from??


28 posted on 07/16/2014 4:19:26 PM PDT by shankbear (The tree of Liberty appears to be perishing because there are few patriots willing to refresh it.)
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To: Rodentking

‘He is bent on the destruction of the Western Christian World.’

That is becoming increasingly clear.


29 posted on 07/16/2014 4:19:58 PM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: Drango

Historically popes believed they were Caesar. Or at least above Caesar. They believed themselves above every person and power. I doubt anything but the public packaging has changed.


30 posted on 07/16/2014 4:22:54 PM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: equalator

Dear guy in Rome,

I accept your open heartedness, as part of your
political image. But, you live in a protected place,
considered by some misguided folks, as a
separate country.

I live in America. A country who has never
kissed your, uh, ring. All of these, that you
have a heart for, are invaders of my country.

I offer them no quarter, but a bayonet.


31 posted on 07/16/2014 4:24:44 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: equalator

This Catholic says to bring back Pope Benedict.

As for Francis, he needs to learn how to sit down and shut-up. Sixteen months of his continual blather has really gotten irritating. People say he is so humble. I say that anyone who can’t resist pontificating on everything under the sun is on an ego trip.


32 posted on 07/16/2014 4:26:00 PM PDT by CdMGuy
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How ‘bout the Catholic churches in the U.S, pay real estate taxes? And the priests....start paying income taxes. Auction off some your vast art treasures too, Francis. Use that money to fix the countries of the invaders.

Or better yet, pay to fly hundreds of thousands of them to Vatican City.

This whole liberal bent of the corrupt Catholic church is why I stopped attending mass years ago.


33 posted on 07/16/2014 4:29:14 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I don't want to feel "safe." I want to feel FREE!)
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To: equalator
If you look at what's between the quotation marks, it's not that bad. It seems to me that he doesn't understand the politics of the situation. He may be getting bad information. The US is just one of many countries with a Catholic population.

“Many people forced to emigrate suffer, and often, die tragically; many of their rights are violated, they are obliged to separate from their families and, unfortunately, continue to be the subject of racist and xenophobic attitudes,”...“This humanitarian emergency requires, as a first urgent measure, these children be welcomed and protected.” [However, these protective measures will not be enough, he said,] “unless they are accompanied by policies that inform people about the dangers of such a journey and, above all, that promote development in their countries of origin.”

35 posted on 07/16/2014 4:41:26 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Rome2000

What you said.


36 posted on 07/16/2014 4:43:47 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: equalator

There are 5 BILLION poor people in the world. No matter what the US does, that won’t change.


37 posted on 07/16/2014 4:46:41 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

I’ve been done with the Catholic church for awhile now. Their motives for encouraging invaders are transparent. I got chastised on this forum for it, too. Being done with a hypocritical and greedy organization does not equate to turning your back on Christ.


38 posted on 07/16/2014 4:48:54 PM PDT by Wage Slave
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To: ProudFossil

I toured Vatican a couple of years ago. The Pope’s residence is cavernous. He could easily accommodate 1000 children from S.America crossing our southern border illegally.


39 posted on 07/16/2014 4:49:08 PM PDT by entropy12 (Obummer = worst president ever, Jimmy Carter is relieved!)
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To: equalator

these :children” must be welcomed, protected, and SENT BACK TO THEIR HOMES!

it is the height of arrogance bordering on child abuse or simple child abduction to keep them away from their homes

(any real, honest, genuine humanitarian cases excepted of course, but they are probably a small number)

besides, while the Holy Father is pictured with adorable little tots, many or most of these illegal invaders Obama is bringing in are full grown teenage/20’s men .... not prevcious little bundles of joy anymore, not by a long shot

ps: how many of these young men is the church flying to new homes in Vatican City?


40 posted on 07/16/2014 4:59:01 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: equalator

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPjzfGChGlE

A video showing why the people need to help themselves instead of running away from their country to live on welfare in the US.


41 posted on 07/16/2014 5:04:53 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: equalator

I have great respect for the Pope but I have to disagree with him on this one, I know he said that out of a good heart but there are times you need to think with your head and exercise caution as well as enforce the law.


42 posted on 07/16/2014 5:22:55 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (Mom I miss you! (8-20-1938 to 11-18-2013) Cancer sucks)
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To: equalator

I’m beginning to think that Satan told the previous pope to resign.


43 posted on 07/16/2014 5:27:42 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: Nowhere Man

I don’t find much of a good heart in calling my countrymen and me xenophobes and racists.


44 posted on 07/16/2014 6:07:08 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: equalator

Well in that case, pack them up and send them to the Vatican ... I’m sure that he can come up with some “alms for the poor” to take care of the situation and an added bonus is that he speaks their language.


45 posted on 07/16/2014 6:15:54 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Could Warren Buffet's oil trains be considered mobile Jihadist weapons of mass distruction?)
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To: McGruff
How much would it cost to ship them all to Italy?

Probably a lot less than all the tax payer funded welfare benefits they will suck up.

46 posted on 07/16/2014 6:43:52 PM PDT by Mark17 (Obama & Nero? Both Emperors. The difference is Nero plays a fiddle, while Obama plays Minnesota Fats)
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To: equalator

Hey, padre, why don’t you condemn the governments these people are running away from. And why don’t you tell them all to go back and fix the lands God gave instead of lecturing the undeserving host these people have forced themselves on. Why don’t you do that?


47 posted on 07/16/2014 7:49:02 PM PDT by jmacusa
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Another ‘church’ that needs its tax exempt status jerked !


48 posted on 07/16/2014 10:53:19 PM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Had ENOUGH Yet ? ........................ Enforce the Bill of Rights ......... It's the LAW !!!)
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