Skip to comments.AOC Calls Statue of Priest Who Ministered to Leper Colony an Example of ‘White Supremacist Culture’
Posted on 07/31/2020 4:05:16 PM PDT by Rummyfan
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) singled out a statue of Father Damien, a Catholic priest who ministered to a Hawaiian leper colony, as an example of white supremacist culture.
Father Damien, born Jozef de Veuster in Belgium, arrived in Hawaii in 1864 when the islands were an independent kingdom. The priest conducted missionary work on the islands and for the last 16 years of his life ministered to a leper colony, until he died after contracting leprosy himself. A statue of Father Damien stands in the U.S. Capitol.
Its not Queen Liliuokalani
the only Queen Regnant of Hawaii, who is immortalized and whose story is told. It is Father Damien, Ocasio-Cortez wrote in a Facebook story in which she lamented the absence of statues of female figures in the Capitol. This is what patriarchy and white supremacist culture looks like! In addition to Father Damien, the Capitol houses a statue of King Kamehameha I, who united the Hawaiian islands under one kingdom by 1810.
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I think even Father Damien would have been repulsed by AOC.
Father Damien served his fellow man, whereas AOC serves herself.
Does anyone think Spain would take Puerto Rico back for free, as long as they take AOC with it?
As the saying goes, “too many heads, not enough shovels”
How Catholics vote for Rats I’ll never understand. (I am Catholic by the way.)
Let’s have a conversation about what AOC really is.
Alex...Honey...you’re talking crazy again. Come back to bed.
She is pure pond scum.
Hilarious coming from a descendant of the Conquistadors
This would all be mind boggling to our ancestors
A Spaniard lecturing everyone else about their oppression?
From the Darlings who brought dogs eating slaves into the culture of Hispaniola
I’m white and her skin is the same color as mine.
Cortez better know her ancestors
SHE is a leper colony along with her scum pals Omar, Tlaib, and Pressley. Their skin crawls with evil and toxins. I doubt there’s more than 100 IQ points between all 4 of them either.
Amen to both!
It’s like all the Jews voting for rats. Why would they? But, over and over, they support lefty causes.
Father Damien died a horrible death from leprosy. He intentionally sacrificed himself by going to serve in the leper colony when no one else would.
Oh, by the way, the leprosy in Hawaii originally came from China.
The Catholics I know are all Trumpers, but I detest those who bow to liberation theology (socialism)
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