Memo From Middle America | Pope Francis, Immigration, and CHRONICLES Magazine


What is the Catholic position on immigration? To judge from the Main Stream Media headlines, the Church demands Open Borders and mass immigration. Indeed, in what would be a cheap and hypocritical stunt, the first Latin American pontiff, Pope Francis, expressed a desire to cross the U.S.-Mexican border.

Speaking to reporters on an airplane, Pope Francis said that “To enter the United States from the border with Mexico would be a beautiful gesture of brotherhood and support for immigrants.”

Pope Francis: Crossing Into U.S. From Mexico Would Be A ‘Beautiful Gesture’, By Roque Planas, Huffington Post, January 20, 2015
Of course, such a symbolic crossing would be in a spot carefully selected for maximum publicity, probably with pre-selected illegal aliens as extras in the papal spectacle. It would be a media circus planned to make the U.S. look oppressive and the Pope to look noble.