Posted: Feb. 12, 2016
The nation's Catholic bishops don't hesitate to condemn Democrats when they consider their views un-Catholic. But now that Republicans are launching vicious attacks against immigrants, most of the bishops are nowhere to be found.
Donald Trump just ripped into Pope Francis for the pope's plans to visit the U.S.-Mexico border, calling him "a very political person" and saying that "Mexico got him to do it because they're making a fortune and we're losing."
Yet so far there has been no official reaction from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, nor have any of its officers or leaders made public statements about Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric.
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