Skip to comments.Obama, Francis to Meet Amid Shared Economic View
Posted on 01/21/2014 7:47:35 PM PST by Innovative
When President Barack Obama meets Pope Francis in the Vatican in March, both men will speak a common economic language rooted in similar views about poverty and income inequality, giving prominence to an issue that the U.S. president wants to be a central theme of his second term.
Obama had an audience with the previous pope, Benedict XVI, in July 2009. At the time, the Vatican underscored the deep disagreement between them on abortion.
The (current) pope created a stir in November when he decried trickle-down theories that assert that economic growth can result in greater justice and inclusiveness as unproven.
... But what the pope can do is to get them thinking about particular issues and thinking about them in distinctly Catholic ways. That kind of rethinking could very well be an advantage to President Obama."
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Will one of them say, “Hey, you know, I’m a crypto communist”?
Obama to highlight poverty-fighting agenda in Vatican visit
“The president’s first meeting with the pope will give Obama a chance to align himself with a religious leader who has focused on fighting poverty - and who has said the Roman Catholic Church must shake off an obsession with teachings on abortion, contraception and homosexuality.
Catholics are an important political constituency for Obama’s party as Democrats seek to keep their majority in the U.S. Senate in November congressional elections. Obama supports gay marriage and women’s reproductive rights.”
Is Obama Thinking Like a Catholic?
the Pope is a few bricks short of a load
This is not good for anyone who loves true liberty.
The Pope! The Pope will have the chance to minister to the mental deficient.
Francis will be alert enough not to let himself be used by the amateur thug from Chi-town.
Um not quite. The Pope and Obama no not share an ‘economic view’. The Pope knows that socialism is not a good system for human rights.
Correction to headline.
“Obama to meet with Pope to tell Pope what Pope believes. Obama overheard, “The Pope? How many divisions does the pope have?”
I am a cradle Catholic and this is the first Pope in my lifetime that truly frightens me.
The man is stupid.
What, exactly, has Obama done to fight poverty? He’s been in the White House five full years and I just don’t see less poverty - in fact, I see more - that has occurred in that time.
- THE SHARE OTHER PEOPLE’S WEALTH TWINS
OBAMA’S NEW BOOK = $17M
MICHELLE’S NEW BOOK = $15M
YUP - THE POOR ARE GETTING POORER
satan reaching out to destroy the Catholic Church.
The poor are getting poorer and dumber. Period!
- BUT THE OBAMA ARE SHARING YOUR WEALTH AGAINST YOUR WILL
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