Pope Francis went to Lampedusa and encouraged all people, and especially Catholics, to end their indifference to the fate of immigrants.
Cong. Steve King of Iowa, who is a Catholic, goes on Univision and says that what happens to the undocumented is "not my responsibility."
I am not in favor of denying anyone communion because of a political stance they take, but if I were the pastor at King's parish, I would be tempted, like the bishop at confirmation, to give him a slap on the cheek before he receives the Blessed Sacrament. Be sure to read just how coarse and hoary his comments are.
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