RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Pope Francis compared politicians who engage in hate speech against Jews, Gypsies, and LGBT people to Adolf Hitler. "I confess that when I hear certain statements from law enforcement or government officials, Hitler's statements in 1934 and 1936 come to my mind," he told lawyers in the Vatican on Friday, November 15th.
"These are actions typical of Nazism which, with its persecution against Jews, gypsies, and people of homosexual orientation . . .