6 ways that Hillary Clinton’s VP pick resembles Pope Francis

6 ways that Hillary Clinton’s VP pick resembles Pope Francis

[T]he former governor and current senator from Virginia isn’t your run-of-the-mill moderate. In fact, he’s the closest thing to an American Pope Francis….

1. Jesuit missionary in Honduras

The obvious connection between Kaine and the Bishop of Rome is their shared Jesuit work in Latin America. Kaine left Harvard Law School to work with missionaries running a school in Honduras in the early 1980s….

2. Seamless garment Catholic

The idea of ideological consistency is not a popular one in America, especially during this election. But Kaine holds to a Catholic teaching often called “seamless garment,” or consistent ethic of life. How does this belief present in current American political debates?

(h/t Weasel Zippers)

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