Whatever truce existed between President Trump and Pope Francis after their brief meeting in May has been exploded by the publication of an outspoken article by two close friends of the world’s Catholic spiritual leader.
The article in La Civilta Cattolica (read it here in English) – which is approved by the Pope although it is  not an official publication of the Vatican – cites Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon as a proponent of American Christian fundamentalism, which separates everyone into good or evil depending on their beliefs, and envisions an end of the world cataclysm.
This comes only days after Trump met in the Oval Office with a group of Evangelical Christians who put their hands on him to bring him closer to them and to ensure he will think like they do.
This means adherents are convinced of the need for the government to follow the Bible with an iron clad belief …