Pope's 'can't we all just get along' Christmas message falls flat on Venezuela

As usual, Pope Francis disappoints. At his Urbi et Orbi Christmas message to the world, he pretty much suggested that anyone in the West who doesn't want unvetted migrants or who does want any legal process for immigration is a bigot, someone who has a problem with people simply because they are different.  As if melting-pot America had anything to be scolded for on that front, given that most of us can name six or seven ancestral nationalities, and the fact that millions of people of all nationalities still migrate here legally, I guess to jump in and enjoy all that supposed bigotry. "We are all brothers," he said.  "Our differences, then, are not a detriment or a danger; they are a source of richness." Maybe he was talking about the racially monolithic Japanese with such a comment.  But I kind of doubt it. We all know what he had in mind, and what's more, NPR points out that as sexual scandals...(Read Full Post)
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