How Pope Francis Is Leading the Catholic Church Against Anti-Migrant Populism

The Washington Post’s Anthony Faiola and Sarah Pulliam Bailey report, “As politicians around the world including President Trump take an increasingly hard line on immigration, a powerful force is rallying to the side of migrants: the Roman Catholic Church led by Pope Francis.” Pope Francis has declared that anyone who wants to build walls “is not Christian.” The Rev. Michael Czerny, the undersecretary of the Vatican’s Section for Refugees and Migrants, which opened in January, said, “I don’t think the pope is challenging [the politicians]. I think he is challenging their supporters, both those who actively support them and those who passively allow their policies to happen.”

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