Posts Tagged ‘Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini’

Pope compares nationalistic rhetoric to Hitler-speak

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Pope Francis is concerned about recent political rhetoric, warning against nationalism and saying recent political speeches “resemble those of Hitler in 1934. “’Us first. We … We … These are frightening thoughts.” “Sovereignism” or nationalism, represents an attitude of “isolation” and closure, he said in an interveiw with Italian newspaper La Stampa last week. “A Read more

Italy’s deputy prime minister compared to Satan

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Italy’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini has been compared to Satan by a Catholic weekly newspaper. The Famiglia Cristiana cover shouts: “Vade retro Salvini” (“Get back, Salvini”). Evidently, the headline is a tweaked version of the medieval Latin formula used during exorcism. Read more Related Posts:Priests ‘face prison’ for saying Mass in publicVatican not blocking Read more