Skip to comments.Arizona's Proposed Illegal Immigration Crackdown Akin To Nazi Tactics, Cardinal Roger Mahony Says
Posted on 04/19/2010 8:48:25 PM PDT by Steelfish
Arizona's Proposed Illegal Immigration Crackdown Akin To Nazi Tactics, Cardinal Roger Mahony Says
April 19, 2010 Cardinal Roger Mahony blasted Arizona's proposed crackdown on illegal immigration, calling it "the country's most retrogressive, mean-spirited and useless anti-immigrant law."
"American people are fair-minded and respectful. I can't imagine Arizonans now reverting to German Nazi and Russian Communist techniques whereby people are required to turn one another in to the authorities on any suspicion of documentation," Mahony wrote on his blog.
The Arizona measure, which has yet to be signed by Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, would require police, if they suspect someone is in the country illegally, to determine the person's immigration status. Currently, officers can ask about someone's immigration status only if the person is a suspect in another crime. Those who can't prove they are in the U.S. legally face misdemeanor charges.
Mahony is a long-time supporter of immigrant rights and has spoken out before on legislation be believes is unfair to immigrants.
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Yep — and pull those fascist security guards off of banks, jewelry counters, coin shops and grocery stores.
Don’t enforce laws, people — that is just Nazism!!
The dumb bastard Mahoney thinks turning in criminals for violating our immigration policy is the same as turning in your German or Soviet neighbor for not bowing down to Adolf or Uncle Joe? What a flippin retard.
He’s a disgrace to the church.
One of the reasons I am Missouri Synod Lutheran after 12 years of catholic school. Mahoney turns a blind eye to abortion and internal abuse and he reverts to liberation theology
The RC church can be considered by some to be the oldest most profitable mutinational corporation
Funny he should say that. I compare the cross border invasion from Central and South America to the Nazis invasion of Poland.
Try immigrating to Mexico, legally or otherwise, Roger.
Cardinal or garbage man, I despise people who use these name-calling tactics. (... reverting to German Nazi and Russian Communist techniques ...)
” ... Arizonans now reverting to German Nazi and Russian Communist techniques ... “
Is this the official policy of the mackeral-snappers?
What is it these people don’t get? They are NOT undocumented workers. They are illegal aliens. Using nice sounding PC words does not change the fact that they are breaking our laws! Geesh! We’ve got so many books on the laws who can even count them. But are they enforced? Oh no, gotta keep the illegals happy. They have NO rights in this country.
Well, your Excellency, I am a practicing Traditional Catholic, and I think your remarks uninformed, ill-advised and rather arrogant.
If you are so enamored with illegal aliens, then by all means, take them all into your own luxury, feed and clothe them off your own largess, and after they have thoroughly deprived you of your estate, then you may ship them off (at your expense, of course) to Vatican City. I am certain your fellow liberals in the Catholic hierarchy, and perhaps the Italian people, will welcome their new squatters with open arms.
Now, your Excellency, kindly mind the affairs of the Church, and leave matters of state to those who are empowered to deal with such things. In short, your Excellency, and with all due respect, mind your own business.
I am Catholic. IMHO Cardinal Roger Mahoney is a Communist sympathizer at best, and therefore is a questionable Catholic - IMHO and wtih all due reverence to the office that he holds!
This is the same guy that harbors deviates and pedophiles.
How about the Cardinal keep his mouth off Arizona and pay attention to the problems within his organization. We don’t need any more child molesters protected by Cardinals and Bishops and Popes.
People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.
I think that the Catholic Church should deal with more pressing matters that involve them- which is priests who are pedophiles.
When they deal with that problem, then maybe I will listen to their opinions on other issues.
I am Catholic - lapsed. One reason why I do not attend church is a schoolmate ( who attended the same church as I did)was molested by a priest. Not just a priest- but a Bishop. It was hushed up.
This is one of those issues where the Catholic Church is not on our side, another being the health care plan (except for the abortion issue).
The modern Catholic Church is still way to interested in government being the charity for the world.
So when will the good cardinal be inviting a few of these poor folks into his digs?
Did you say that while molesting boys?
God!...I’m so hard!
Ahhhh..U trust your conscience and not your...(fill in the blanks)
I think Mahoney better clean up and deal with his church’s mishandling of child molestors before he lectures the US on how to handle illegal immigrants.
The Cardinal doth protest too much, methinks.
Isn’t Cardinal Douchebag Mahony supposed to be EX-Cardinal Douchebag Mahony soon? I thought the Pope named his successor. Once he steps down can he be sent to Gitmo for crimes against America?
Mother Angelica took Mahony to task awhile ago. Today, except for Hispanics, most area Catholics don’t regard him as their archbishop. He should have been defrocked ages ago. He has disgraced traditional Catholic architecture and liturgy.
Mother M. Angelica, head of the E Word Television Network, was forced by him to issue an apology when Mahony reported her to Rome. Mother Angelica had suggested he denied the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist and called on members of his archdiocese to disobey him.
Despite the apology, Mother Angelica continued her critique of Mahony’s pastoral letter on the liturgy, referring to it as “fuzzy” and “confusing.”
In the eyes of many, Mahony’s appointment to the LA Archdiocese was one of JPII’s biggest mistakes.
The liberal American Catholic Church speaks. I like the Pope and he needs to tell these idiots to shut up. The same liberal idiots who support abortion at Notre Dame.
Turning in foreign INVADERS is a NAZI tactic?
If only so much passion and effort was put into eliminating pedophiles and their facilitators.
Arizona’s Proposed Illegal Immigration Crackdown Akin To Inquistion Tactics, Cardinal Rotten Baloney Says
Mahoney just wants more parishioners.
He’s on his way out now. The Vatican appointed an coadjutor nearly a year before he was required to submit his resignation.
>> If only so much passion and effort was put into eliminating pedophiles and their facilitators.
Gratuitous Catholic bashing?
Mahoney should spend less time undemining the US and acting like a leftist politician looking for more voters and more time cleaning up the cesspool of leftism and sexual sin he is supposed to lead.
Don’t kid yourself. The biggest reason is that you’re either ignorant or you wanted to contracept.
Actually the Catholic Church is against illegal immigration just as it teaches in the Catechism. Don’t be a simpleton and confuse the prudential gum flapping of an apostate like Mahony with the actual teaching of the Church.
I wonder, is the Church still losing massive numbers of members?
Sign me as a proud ex-Catholic
Hey cardinal,the fact that most of the illegals are catholic isn’t shaping your opinion is it?Just a pew stuffer.
Mahony was all crestfallen after the election of BXVI. The LA Times had photos of him looking glum and sullen at LAX on his return from Rome after the conclave. He has completely lost the non-Hispanic Catholics and he now clings to his only constituency in a Cathedral that is virtually devoid of any traditional statuary and an image of muscular Virgin Mary at the portal to the Cathedral.
Court documents purport to show he shielded molesting priests.
I like “People who live in grass houses shouldn’t stow thrones”.
Sounds like a typical fruity product of the tree that is California.
Sorry, but Mahony is probably a Madam who passed around pedophile priests from congregation to congregation with “good intentions” that is ruining the church today. His moral authority would fit in the toe of my sock. I say that as a Catholic who knows that my church’s leaders have been infiltrated by evil and do not know the difference anymore.
Every Christian and Catholic, not possessed knows the host can not take care of the world unless it is taking care of itself with excess. Otherwise. it will die and do neither the host nor the suckers any good. That is the case with the church’s illegal invasion of our nation. They would be ashamed of themselves if they had any real moral authority. Passing around illegals who rob, rape and murder Americans as if this has something to do with Jesus.
The warped Catholic Marxist, in it’s wannbe global moral authority is as big as a grain of sand in my shoe. They coudl not see the sin and offence of pedophile priests just as they can not see the rape and murder of illegal invader of our Nation. Big surprise!
PFfffft. Stay out of politics, Mr. Mahoney.
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