Hypocritical Pope Francis: Doors ‘Must Be Opened, Not Closed’ to Migrants by Thomas D Williams, Ph. D. for Breitbart
GNN Note – Here’s my reminder of the wall surrounding the Vatican that houses all the pedophile priest. Open the door, Pope Francis fill your house with migrants or with anyone that’s not a protected pedophile priest.
ROME — Pope Francis said that it is a “Christian duty” to welcome migrants, insisting that doors should be opened to them rather than closed.
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In a wide-ranging interview published Friday by the Italian daily, La Stampa, the pope fielded several questions on immigration, reiterating his belief that Christians need to be on the side of open doors.
“Criteria should be followed,” the pope said, among which the first is “to receive, which is also a Christian, evangelical duty. Doors must be opened, not closed.”
Many in Italy have understood the pope’s words to refer, at least in part, to the policies of interior minister Matteo Salvini, who ran for office on campaign promises to curb illegal mass migration. While greatly reducing migrant sea deaths, Mr. Salvini’s decision to close ports to migrants has faced fierce criticism from the Italian Catholic hierarchy.
“Second: to accompany,” the pontiff continued. “Third: to promote. Fourth, to integrate. At the same time, governments must think and act prudently, which is a virtue of governments. Those in charge are called to think about how many migrants they can take in.”
Asked what should be done in the case that the number of migrants exceeds a country’s ability to take them in, the pope urged dialogue and “creativity.”
“The situation can be resolved through dialogue with other countries. Some States need people, for example, for agriculture. I have seen that recently in the face of an emergency something like this has happened: this gives me hope.”
Along with this, the pope suggested that “creativity” is also needed here.
“For example, I am told that in a European country there are semi-empty towns due to the demographic decline. Some migrant communities could be moved there, which among other things might also revive the economy of the area,” he said.