Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Pope: Rights of migrants trump national security concerns

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis on Monday urged countries to greatly improve their welcome to migrants and stop collective expulsions, saying migrants' dignity and right to protection trumps national security concerns.   Francis' politically pointed message was made in view of the Catholic Church's 2018 world refugee day, celebrated Jan. 14. It comes amid mounting anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe and beyond following waves of migrant arrivals and Islamic extremist attacks.
In the message, Francis demanded governments welcome, protect, promote and integrate migrants, saying Jesus' message of love is rooted in welcoming the "rejected strangers of every age."......To Read More.....
My Take - This man is an absolute lunatic....and based on his theological definition of Jesus's love - he also a heretic since Jesus message was about religious conversion - not immigration and unconditionally accepting violent non-believers into the Christian community, or any other community for that matter.  Who picked this guy? Being a history buff I think I can honestly say there's more to this story than has been told. 

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