A Catholic bishop in Texas is publicly accusing President Trump of racism – CNNPolitics
(CNN)In recent years a number of Catholic bishops have denounced President Donald Trump’s immigration policies and harsh rhetoric toward immigrants and people of color.
But one church leader went one step further, becoming likely the first Catholic bishop in the United States to publicly accuse Trump of racism.
Gustavo Garcia Siller, archbishop of San Antonio, USA, leaves the altar after receiving the pallium from Pope Benedict XVI, a woolen shawl symbolizing his bond to the Pope, in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)
In a series of lacerating tweets, Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller of San Antonio, Texas, called the President “a very poor man” and urged him to “stop hate and racism, starting with yourself.”