Steve Bannon claims Catholic Church has ‘economic interest’ in ‘unlimited immigration’


Chief White House Strategist Steve Bannon speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)
In an excerpt from an upcoming 60 Minutes interview, former Trump political strategist Steve Bannon attacked the Catholic Church for its stance on immigrant rights.

By Brad Reed | RawStory

“The Catholic Church has been terrible about this,” Bannon said about its stance on immigration. “To come to grips with the problems in the church, they need illegal aliens, they need illegal aliens to fill the churches… They have an economic interest in unlimited immigration, unlimited illegal immigration.”

CBS’s Charlie Rose pointed out that this seemed to be an awfully harsh thing to say about the Catholic Church.

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