New: THE PUBLIC EYE:Pope Francis Challenges Republicans

Bob Burnett
Thursday June 25, 2015 - 06:59:00 AM

As soon as Pope Francis issued his Encyclical Letter on Climate Change, Republicans belittled it. Catholic presidential candidate Jeb Bush suggested the Pope was out of line: “I think religion ought to be about making us better as people, less about things [that] end up getting into the political realm.” It’s classic GOP position: they want Americans to go to church but believe US politics has nothing to do with Christian morality. -more-