Donald And Francis
Pope Francis shared his opinion about GOP candidate Donald Trump during a press conference in Mexico previous to his return to Rome. Reuters

Pope Francis gave one last press conference aboard the Papal airliner before he left Aztec grounds on Thursday morning. The Holy Father, who bluntly discussed the violent situation Mexico is currently living during his visit, was asked to comment on Donald Trump’s campaign proposals to make “America Great Again.”

“A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian,” Francis told reporters. “This is not in the gospel.” However, the Pope refused to comment on whether American Catholics should, or not, vote fro Trump, “As far as what you said about whether I would advise to vote or not to vote, I am not going to get involved in that. I say only that this man is not Christina if he has said things like that.”

Mr. Trump’s Presidential campaign has been focused on attacking and insulting, pretty much every minority, but he has maintained his focal point on deportation and the promise of building a wall between borders in order to stop undocumented immigrants from coming into the country.

Back in December, the GOP front-runner released his first TV ad called, “Great Again,” where he addresses immigration issues and promised to “quickly cut the head off of Isis and take their oil” and “to stop illegal immigration by building a wall on our southern border that Mexico will pay for.”

After the Pontiff announced he was holding a mass at the Mexican-US border on Wednesday evening, Trump insisted in causing more controversy by calling the Pope “a very political person” and added, “I think that he doesn’t understand the problems our country has. I don’t think he understands the danger of the open border that we have with Mexico.”

Papa Francisco delivered a gracious response to those comments on Thursday morning, “Thank God he said I was a politician because Aristotle defined the human person as ‘animal politicus.’ So at least I am a human person.”

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