Al Gore: “I Could Become Catholic Because of This Pope” (Video)
Guest post by Patch Adams
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While giving a speech as apart of the Dean’s Speaker Series at the University of California Berkeley, former Vice President, and now Climate Charlatan, Al Gore said that because of Pope Francis’s recent stance on fighting man-made Climate Change, he could see himself becoming a Catholic:
Gore: ” I think Pope Francis is quite an inspiring figure really. A phenomena. I’ve been startled with the clarity of the moral force that he embodies. He kind of raises in a new context the old question: “Is the Pope Catholic?”
“That’s a joke by the way.
“Well I’ve said publicly in the last year, I was raised in the Southern Baptist tradition, I could become a Catholic because of this Pope. He is that inspiring to me. And I know the vast majority of my Catholic friends are just thrilled to the marrow of their bones that he is inspiring this kind of spiritual leadership. I would like to give credit to his immediate three predecessors, as Holy Father, who also had very powerful statements on Global Warming. But Pope Francis is going beyond them with this encyclical which, evidently, is expected around the middle of June, and of course there was a preliminary document which just came out yesterday, is likely to have a very powerful impact.”
Video Below (comment begins at 51:20):