Skip to comments.Pope says he 'wept' while meeting Rohingya refugees
Posted on 12/04/2017 7:27:53 PM PST by Olog-hai
Pope Francis on Saturday said he wept hearing the plight first-hand of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, adding that this meeting was a condition set for his trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh.
The Rohingya meeting was a highly symbolic gesture of solidarity with the Muslim minority fleeing violence in Myanmar, and the pontiff told journalists on his plane flying back to Rome that the refugees cried as well.
I knew that I was going to meet the Rohingyas, but I did not know where and how; for me, it was one of the conditions of the trip, he said.
The usually forthright pontiff walked a diplomatic tightrope during his four days in Myanmar the first papal visit to the country avoiding any direct reference to the Rohingya in public while appealing to Buddhist leaders to overcome prejudice and hatred. [ ]
The pope told the Rohingya: In the name of all those who have persecuted you, who have harmed you, in the face of the worlds indifference, I ask for your forgiveness.
The pope referred to the refugees as Rohingya, using the term for the first time on the tour in Bangladesh after the archbishop of Yangon advised him that doing so in Myanmar could inflame tensions and endanger Christians.
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take the Muslims home with you then
I think this Pope might be a gay.
If only he wept for the victims of Mohammadanism. Y’know, Christians.
Head muckety muck in charge of virtue signaling.
Correct me if I’m wrong, but didn’t the Rohingyas attack the Buddhist monks, then when the monks fought back the Rohingyas became the “victims”?
Yeah, well he is going to weep a lot more when there are No donations to the Pontificate... Like since he stole his post.
and so the kind hearted pope open his door to them...
Update: The refugees find the Vatican adequate...
“Needs ‘My Pillows’ on the beds”
The treacherous moron. Immediately jumps in on the side of the moslems.
So this Marxist Pope just heads across the border and still DELIBERATELY risks endangering Christians with his groveling to Satanic disciples despite prior warnings. Do we need any more proof as to which side this abominable apostate supports ?
He's a butt-licking, boy-raping, screaming faggot!
So I was right!
I have the good gaydar.
Poor guy. If only he had real experience dealing with these problems in the tiny little sovereign state he runs... (sigh)
Where were the Rohingians during the eight years of Obama?
Is the Pope auditioning for a Nobel Peace Prize?
Can’t stand that phrase, especially since it refers to vice and not virtue.
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