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Pope says Trump "not Christian" over immigration

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 00:21

Pope Francis says U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is ''not Christian'' because of his views on immigration. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is "not Christian" because of his views on immigration, Pope Francis said on his way back to Rome from Mexico. The pope said, however, he did not want to advise American Catholics on whether or not to vote for Trump. In a freewheeling conversation with reporters on his flight back from a visit to Mexico, Francis was asked about Trump and some of his statements, such as vowing to build a wall between the United States and Mexico if he becomes president. "A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian," Francis said in answer to a specific question about Trump's views. "This is not in the gospel."

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Pope says Trump "not Christian" over immigration

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 00:21