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  • A pastor explains his politics after saying Trump has authority to attack North Korea

    A pastor explains his politics after saying Trump has authority to attack North Korea

    Pastor Robert Jeffress says people have overreacted to his statement that God has given President Donald Trump the authority to “take out” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The Baptist leader said the Bible has given government the authority to use whatever force necessary, including assassination or war, to topple an evil dictator. The remarks came just a month after an article in a Vatican-approved journal said an Evangelical fundamentalism that was “not adverse to conflicts” was exerting influence on U.S. politics.

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  • Trump advisor seeks meeting with Pope Francis after “incendiary” article in Jesuit journal

    Trump advisor seeks meeting with Pope Francis after “incendiary” article in Jesuit journal

    An Evangelical leader aligned with Donald Trump has called an article about U.S. politics in the Jesuit-run journal La Civiltà Cattolica “incendiary,” but says “rather than being offended, we have chosen to attempt to make peace,” and asked for a meeting with Pope Francis.

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  • Vatican article on ‘ecumenism of hate’ in U.S. was long overdue

    Vatican article on ‘ecumenism of hate’ in U.S. was long overdue

    Recently two intrepid souls, both of whom reportedly hold Pope Francis’s confidence, sought to advance a long-overdue conversation on the division of the Church in America along political lines.  They’re Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro, editor–in–chief of the Jesuit publication “La Civilità Cattolica”, and Presbyterian Rev. Marcelo Figueroa, editor–in–chief of the Argentinean edition of “L’Osservatore Romano”, and whatever the gaps in details may be, the heart of their argument is long overdue.

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