Saturday, April 09, 2016

Bernie Sanders Accepts Invitation To Conference In Vatican On Social Justice and the Environment

Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced yesterday that he has accepted an invitation from the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences to attend an April 15 conference in the Vatican on restoring social justice and environmental sustainability.  As reported by Time magazine, in a New York campaign stop today, Sanders said: "I must tell you that I am a very great fan of the role that Pope Francis has been playing in talking about inequality in this world." [Thanks to Scott Mange for the lead.]