Conservatives Rage Against Pope Francis

In The Young Turks on YouTube by Hlarson1 Comment


Pope Francis has been extremely open an outspoken on a number of different issues that touch on society, values, and politics. This is not sitting well with right wing, who value the opinions of the owner class over religious leaders. Cenk Uygur and John Iadarola (Think Tank), hosts of the The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“Pope Francis quietly but forcefully made his priorities clear during his first full day in the United States on Wednesday, urging in a pair of speeches a renewed emphasis on tackling global poverty, confronting climate change, caring for migrants and providing a welcoming church that is pastoral rather than doctrinaire.

President Obama welcomed the spiritual leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics with the fanfare of trumpets and a show of solidarity, escorting him onto a red-carpeted stage at the South Portico of the White House and praising his moral authority that “comes not just through words but also through deeds.””*

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  1. Religious liberty as mentioned by the pope is more likely to be about Islamaphobia than Kim Davis. While he may well be aware of her existence and the nonsense surrounding her, nothing he has ever said or done would suggest that he would support any part of her behavior other than her freedom to believe as she does.

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