In shot at Trump, Pope says ‘builders of walls’ sow fear and divide

…but the jihadis don’t. And if you say that they do, you are a slaughter-phobe. Pope Francis is the most pro-Islamic, subjugated Pope in modern history. Yet they still threaten to kill him, which is further proof that submission and accommodation to Islam is perceived as weakness and gives way to more demands, more conquest, more attacks in the cause of Islam.

Pope Francis gestures as he speaks with journalists on the flight back from Istanbul to Rome, November 30, 2014. Pope Francis said on Sunday that equating Islam with violence was wrong and called on Muslim leaders to issue a global condemnation of terrorism to help dispel the stereotype. REUTERS/Filippo Monteforte/Pool (TURKEY – Tags: RELIGION POLITICS)

This Pope is a disgrace. He is selling out his people, condemning them to futures of unimaginable misery.

“In apparent shot at Trump, Pope says ‘builders of walls’ sow fear and divide,” by Rosa Flores, CNN, January 26, 2019:

Panama City, Panama (CNN)Pope Francis has taken another shot at wall-building politicians, telling thousands of Catholics in Panama gathered for World Youth Day that “builders of walls sow fear” and “divide people.”
“We know that the father of lies, the devil, prefers a community divided and bickering,” Francis told a crowd of tens of thousands of youth Thursday night at a seaside park in Panama City.

“This is the criteria to divide people: The builders of bridges and the builders of walls, those builders of walls sow fear and look to divide people. What do you want to be?”

When the crowd replied “builders of bridges,” Francis replied, “You learned well. I like that.”

The Pope’s remarks seemed to be a clear reference to President Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall along the US-Mexico border. Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion for the wall has led to a partial government shutdown for 34 days and counting.

On Wednesday, after Trump tweeted a new slogan, “Build a wall and crime will fall,” a journalist on the papal plane asked Pope Francis about Trump’s proposal. The Pope said such measures are driven by fear. “It is the fear that makes us crazy.”

It wasn’t the first time Trump and Francis have tussled over the proposed border wall.

“A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian,” Francis said in 2016. “This is not the gospel.”

Trump immediately fired back, calling Francis’ comments “disgraceful.”…

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