Posts Tagged ‘President Javier Milei of Argentina’

After calling the pope an “imbecile”, Argentina’s president meets Francis at the Vatican

Thursday, February 15th, 2024

Just a few minutes before the papal Mass was about to get underway in St Peter’s Basilica this past Sunday, there was some commotion near the large platform and white chair from which Pope Francis normally presides. But it wasn’t Francis’ entrance that created the buzz. It was the arrival of Javier Milei, the recently Read more

Argentina`s President-elect Javier Milei to convert from Catholicism to Judaism

Thursday, December 7th, 2023

Argentina`s President-elect Javier Milei has decided to convert from Catholicism to Judaism, Azernews reports, citing foreign media outlets. According to the agency, the Argentine leader took part in a Jewish service in Buenos Aires on November 25, where he received a blessing from a rabbi. Upon arrival in New York on November 27, Milei went Read more

Javier Milei smooths waters with “imbecile” pope

Thursday, November 23rd, 2023
Javier Milei

During the election campaign the now new Argentine president Javier Milei labelled Pope Francis a “‘filthy’ communist”, an “imbecile”, and the “representative of the Evil One seated on the throne of the house of God”. Milei – a far-right populist and libertarian economist who was prone to brandishing a chainsaw on the campaign – got Read more