Skip to comments.Jesus does not want you to be hit men, pope tells Mexican youth
Posted on 02/19/2016 4:48:50 AM PST by mac_truck
Saying Jesus would never ask them to be "hit men", Pope Francis begged young people in Mexico's gang-infested heartland on Tuesday to shun the lure of easy money and big cars offered by drug traffickers.
Gang wars over the methamphetamine trade have torn the western state of Michoacan apart. Widespread kidnapping and extortion by gangs have sparked an uprising by vigilante groups.
"It is a lie to believe that the only way to live, or to be young, is to entrust oneself to drug dealers or others who do nothing but sow destruction and death," he told young people at a stadium rally in Morelia, the capital of Michoacan.
"Jesus would never ask us to be hit men," the pope said. "He would never send us out to death."
More than 100,000 people have been killed in Mexico's drug war over the last decade as rival gangs fight over territory and smuggling routes to the United States.
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He hasn’t a clue.
When you are eating out of a garbage can.................Pope should be directing his comments to the corrupt government
Completely silent on tens of thousands of Christians being beheaded all over the middle east, men women and children. Hundreds of sometimes ancient churches, burned to the ground.
But he finds time to say Trump is not a Christian and criticize him for merely pushing to protect our country. And he criticizes the drug gangs but not the corrupt government which enables and encourages these behaviors.
Mo-ham-med, on the other hand...
But it’s apparently ok, even encouraged, to illegally enter other countries and break any of their laws ranging from immigration to murder. Got it.
Don’t become a murderer?
Remember when our parents use to tell us to be home by midnight?
Right, supporting Bernie, the commie, who is fine with slaughtering babies...which kills more, a hit man or an abortionist?
You've got to start somewhere I guess...
Dumb comment. I’m sure they all thought Jesus trains hit men and sends them off with a hug.
I think Frankie has it all figured out. God wants all the poor people in the world to live in America but he can’t have them being born in America because the people living in America kills their babies. So, he has all the poor people being born in Mexico, Central and South America and then tells them to sneak into America to live worry-free and prosperous lives off the backs of the American taxpayers who were able to escape America’s “planned parenthood” mafia hit men.
Mamas, don’t let your babies
Grow up to be hit men....
The Pope thinks these folks have to be instructed not to be killers and torturers of men women and children?
Pretty low reference points in those parishioners
These cartel killers are basically ISIS in cowboy boots with bigger pickups in their bloodlust
Then he wags his finger at Donald Trump for wanting to secure the Southern border...go figure.
Oh crap. NOW what do I do.
Hey Francis, simple math. The cartel’s pay better than Jesus does. Now go back to your walled in country.
Interesting. He actually said something that wasn’t stupid.
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