2014: Pope Francis was greeted in the Old City of Jerusalem by the grand mufti Muhammad Ahmad Hussein, left, outside the Dome of the Rock, the third most holy site in Islam

Awful. But the entire premise of taking in 12 people when millions are displaced because of Islamist mass murder and war is itself absurd and, well, theatre. Help for Christians, in the midst of an actually declared genocide, there are gestures but no real help and even abandonment by politicians of all stripes.

Via NY Post.

A Christian brother and sister from Syria felt blessed to have been among the dozen refugees selected to start a new life in Italy — but now say their savior, Pope Francis, abandoned them on a Greek island, according to a report.

Roula and Malek Abo, who had been housed in a refugee camp on Lesbos, said they thanked their lucky stars when they found out the Vatican had selected them during the pontiff’s visit to the island last week, the Daily Mail reported.

Their dreams were shattered, though, when they were informed the following day that they would not be traveling to Rome. Instead, three Muslim families were taken.

Asked why they were all Muslim, Francis said there was something wrong with the papers of a Christian family on the list.

The siblings arrived in Greece on April 1 — 10 days after a controversial European Union deal called for asylum-seekers in Greece to be returned to Turkey.

Their hopes to avoid deportation now hinge on their applications for asylum.

“If they can do this for 12 people, they can do it for more,” Roula, 22, told the paper. “If you have promised to take people back to Italy, will something like registration papers stand in your way?”

Community Sant’Egidio, the charity that organized the trip, and the Vatican would not explain the process involved in choosing the migrants…

“The question why the pope took only Muslims is difficult to understand and he was suffering, I think, because he wanted to do something also for Christians as the chief of the Catholic Church. But he couldn’t because there is this international agreement [with the EU],” he said.

The Vatican declined comment.

So the EU now trumps God? Who knew!


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  1. ROADKILL58 says:

    Why doesn’t this surprise me? Typical liberal make promises he cannot or will not keep.

  2. Dave says:

    Pope on a rope. He is as tethered as to the PC world as all the Western world leaders. I think PC is a liberal robotic respond that is a required liturgy to their false cultic religion. Just some more one-world BS.

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