How Pope Francis can cleanse the far-right rot from the Catholic Church

    Pope Francis needs to take tougher action against the United States' most influential Catholic in Rome, Cardinal Raymond "Breitbart" Burke. The renegade cleric is not only undermining Francis' reformist, compassionate papacy, and gospel teaching as it applies to refugees and Muslims, but the rebel prince of the church is also using his position within the walls of the Vatican to legitimize extremist forces that want to bring down Western liberal democracy, Stephen Bannon-style. Simply put, the Vatican is facing a political war between the modernizing Pope Francis and a conservative wing that wants to reassert white Christian dominance.

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