Skip to comments.Vatican: Reject ‘Use of the Term Minority,’ Develop ‘Concept of Citizenship’
Posted on 07/18/2019 7:10:17 PM PDT by KC_Lion
WASHINGTON, DC Societies must end the use of the word minority and redefine the concept of citizenship, a top Vatican official argued Thursday at a religious freedom event hosted by the U.S. Department of State.
The comments from Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Holy Sees secretary for relations with states, came during a three-day summit, July 16 through 18, at the State Department the second annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.
Gallagher said there is a need to develop and respect the concept of citizenship, adding:
The concept of citizenship is based on the equality of rights and duties under which all enjoy justice. It is, therefore, crucial to establish in our societies the concept of full citizenship and reject the discriminatory use of the term minority, which engenders feelings of isolation and inferiority. Indeed the equal protection and rights under the law remain an essential ingredient of the fair application of justice for all, underscoring the equal dignity of every person.
Pope Francis has advocated globalization and warned against nationalism that raises walls as well as unfettered capitalism.
The pope appears to favor a blurring of international boundaries, urging wealthy countries to open their borders to everyone in need.
The pope has railed against rising populism and increasing hostility towards illegal immigration, suggesting Christians should reject sovereignty and embrace globalism to make the globe a better place.
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I AGREE with not using the word minority.
But I think for a different reason.
Diversity only benefits a place when there is common purpose. Churches and the military are good examples. Otherwise, diversity only increases protest marches and television watching. - Ben Shapiro
The church can do more to unify people into a common culture so that the demographic and ancient cultural elements mean less. Right now, social justice is DIVISIVE and destructive. And the Catholic Church is dividing itself and society wrongly thinking that this will help the minority groups.
In defining citizenship in the United States, where is the word “minority” used, or even the concept of “minority??”
I’m too lazy to find when the word started being used in the way it is now.
i.e., as a grievance group.
EVERYONE can be a “minority”
I’m sure white Anglo Saxon descent Protestants with Red Hairthat are Left Handed are a “minority”
Bishops not hiding sexual malfeasance are in the minority. That is why he hates the word.
Or, the Vatican can mind its own business and take care of its own problems. The Vatican has a few.
Clean your OWN house first, Red Frankie...
Archbishop....do your real job...hear confessions and pray the mass. Leave this to the laity. Churches need priests not social workers in conferences.
The Vatican is part of the Globalist cabal.
The word “minority” has nothing to do with citizenship. Why is it being discussed?
Follow the money ....
The socialist pope makes big $$$ on stupid capitalists, while the churchs relocated immigrant followers become indebted to the church.
Even though free market people pay the bill it probably doesnt qualify them for a ticket to Heaven
[religious freedom event hosted by the U.S. Department of State]
Looks like he’s at the Antichrist United Nations...no?
The concept of citizenship is based on the equality of rights and duties under which all enjoy justice.
Unless of course the Pope wants to abandon Christians in war-torn muzzie-majority countries. Then they are nonpersons as well as noncitizens.
“How going cashless allows Big Brother to spy on your every move:”
Because the Vatican has lost it’s mind?
Be a citizen of the world, no national sovereignty allowed.
Not surprised this comes from the seat of Catholicism
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