Former White House strategist Steve Bannon argued that Catholic bishops in the United States only support undocumented immigrants because they need them to fill the pews.
In an interview with CBS News’ Charlie Rose, Bannon, who is Catholic, criticized bishops’ support for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, which President Trump recently moved to end in six months.
“They need illegal aliens,” Bannon, who is Catholic, told CBS News’ Charlie Rose. “They need illegal aliens to fill the churches. That’s—it’s obvious on the face of it.”
A number of prominent bishops voiced their opposition to the…