After Pope Francis said Thursday that Donald Trump is “not Christian” if he intends to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border, Trump fired back, saying it is “disgraceful” for a religious leader to question a person’s faith.
Trump proposed that if elected he will build a wall along the Mexican border from Texas to California. He has also promised to deport 11 million people who are in the country illegally.
Trump was reacting to the Pope’s comment, “A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian.” It seems to be a thinly veiled attack against Trump, who wants a wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Continue reading
President Obama will speak about the San Bernardino shooting in an address from the Oval Office Sunday night, the White House announced late Saturday.
A statement from press secretary Josh Earnest said Mr. Obama will speak about “steps our government is taking to fulfill his highest priority: keeping the American people safe.”
Mr. Obama will deliver his address at 8 p.m. ET. LIVE on THECOUNT.COM
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Pope Francis has admitted via the Vatican, that he did indeed meet with controversial Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis while visiting the U.S.
Davis’ attorney went public about last week’s meeting in Washington, DC on Monday night — and Davis herself has talked about it Wednesday. Continue reading
A yet unnamed man was crushed to death after this giant crucifix fell on him.
The accident came just days before a historic canonization will see late pope, John Paul II, to whom the crucifix was dedicated, declared a saint.
The 98-foot-high wooden and concrete cross fell during a ceremony in the Italian Alpine village of Cevo on Thursday, killing 21-year-old student Marco Gusmini. Another man was taken to hospital. source
The structure was dedicated to John Paul II on his visit to the region in 1998.
WATCH LIVE: Pope’s Christmas Eve Mass At The Vatican.
Sinead O’Connor, the same woman who once tore up a picture of the Pope on live TV, appearing on NBC’s SNL, has now adorned her aging face with two very pink tattooed letters.. Happy early permanent halloween! Continue reading
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The Vatican seriously tweeted about Batman.
LOL! And the link takes you to the Vatican Communications Office.
Also about Batman! This “mistake” alarmed many a people thinking that the Vatican got hacked. But that’s not the case. A Vatican spokesperson told the Associated Press that the story was posted by a non-native English speaker.
Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was elected pope on Wednesday after the smoke stack started pouring white smoke, the indication cardinals have made their collective choice. The new papal took the name Francis, becoming first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. One fun fact about him is he only has one lung!
Bergoglio is one of five children and as a child suffered a respiratory illness that left him with just one lung. Bergoglio is known in his native city’s archdiocese for his simplicity.
Pope’s final address at St. Peter’s Square.