The pope’s visit [to Capitol Hill in September] comes with inherent tension for many Republicans, including those who are Catholic. While he has made no changes in church doctrine, Francis has forcefully staked out ideological ground opposite that of Mr. Boehner and his party. He has excoriated the excesses of capitalism as the “dung of the devil,” pleaded for action to stop global warming and enthusiastically supported the new nuclear accord with Iran.The NC 5th District congresswoman -- a full-time Catholic and part-time Southern Baptist -- is ideologically light-years to the right of Pope Francis. Will she kiss his ring? We bet she will. She loves getting the sweat of celebrity all over her.
Monday, July 20, 2015
Will Virginia Foxx Bow To Pope Francis?
From the New York Times: