Acts of Faith ‘This is not a Christian gesture’: Pope Francis denounces walls while praising immigrants

He is not going to let up on this issue.  I love how he is addressing Trump without saying his name and I also love the picture.  Looks like he is scolding a misbehaving kid….well, if the shoe fits….reyanna

By Lindsey Bever        February 8, 2017        Washington Post on-line

Amid controversy over President Trump’s immigration executive order barring travel to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries, Pope Francis on Wednesday echoed his previous comments about building bridges of understanding instead of walls, according to the Associated Press.

He made the comments during a weekly address Wednesday that coincided with the “International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking” and the feast day of Sudanese immigrant Saint Josephine Margaret Bakhita.

“In the social and civil context as well, I appeal not to create walls but to build bridges,” he said, according to the AP. “To not respond to evil with evil. To defeat evil with good, the offense with forgiveness. A Christian would never say ‘you will pay for that.’ Never.

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