The nuns in America have it with Donald Trump. Prior to the congressional elections in early November, 30, Catholic order of sisters from Los Angeles toured with a Bus through the country, and more precisely by 21 States to protest against the policy of the U.S. President, especially against his tax reform, which in their view only the Rich use. Your goal: to be trump luxury estate Mar-a-Lago in Florida. The media attention was assured.
sister Susan Francois has chosen a different way to Express their concern about the President and his policy. She prays since his appointment to Donald Trump, every single day. On Twitter – in erbaulichem sound, but with thinly-veiled admonitions.
On Friday, day 678 of their spiritual Exercise, she wrote to him to example: "Dear @POTUS. 678 days later, I still pray that you try to understand the enormous responsibility of and acknowledge which has been entrusted to them for current and future generations, and that this changed their actions and their rhetoric for the benefit of all.“
On day 667 of you wished the U.S. President and "all other leaders," that they "work for the unity, the peace and promote the cleavage of cure that occurs when (actual and proverbial) walls have to be built to isolate and disconnect".
Sometimes they get mixed up when Counting, after all, she tweets, Yes, and otherwise, forwards the messages of the Pope or reported about her life as a nun. But if you mistake then you corrected yourself open-hearted self and the Trump, as a good example, of course. Their daily Exercise was "the hardest spiritual practice" to have the ever, said sister Susan, the "New York Times". The 46-year-old nun belongs to the sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, a Roman Catholic religious congregation, which was founded in 1884 in England.
you are using the official Twitter Account for Potus
sister Susan is not clear that the President reads a maximum of 140 characters long messages, addressed them to his official Twitter Account, Potus (acronym for President of the United States), is likely and that its influence on its policy remains rather low. But that doesn't stop to pray.
her first Tweet to trump's office, they've sold only for themselves, she says, as a calming spiritual Exercise to all the Negative counter. Given all the discussions about "alternative facts" and the like, you have feared to be crazy. The prayers have helped her.
it is not the only nun who is praying for the American President, but by the way she's doing it, and that they used their preferred form of communication, stands out. And in spite of all the sister's modesty, she has belonging sense of mission: she wants to be heard, at least she hopes that their Tweets are archived and therefore preserved for posterity. After all, she perceives herself as a resistance fighter.
sees himself as a resistance fighter
The "Times" said: "From my research on resistance as a response to injustice, I have learned how important it is for the historiography is to know that the normal people didn't look away." She wanted that to be noted, that a Catholic nun tweeted a violence-free prayer to the President.
"On a cold January day, I woke up, and it is clear to me that I live in a new relationship." So, your essay for the Catholic news site "Global Sisters Report" from the last year, in which your Mission begins. "No matter who we have in the presidential election in November, voted for, or what we, personally, about the state and the integrity of our election process thinking, we have a new man in our life: Donald J. Trump, the Person on 20. January of 2017 as President of the United States is sworn in.“
Susan Francois protested against former President
It was not the first Time that you had with the policy from the White house do not agree. They have also protested against the policy decisions of Bill Clinton or George W. Bush, via e-Mail, Call, or on the road. Now they use the modern means of communication, they wrote. And firmly believe in the power of prayer.More about
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Nearly two years after trump's office does not have the effect of their prayers, to all appearances, much of it yet: Neither has changed his rhetoric is strong, yet has reduced the cleavage of the American society. But as the saying goes: there are always miracles.