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By Aci Prensa (ACI/EWTN Noticias)

11/27/2013 (1 year ago)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

La decisi贸n del gobierno de Estados Unidos, encabezado por Barack Obama, de cerrar su embajada en la Santa Sede, y trasladar las oficinas respectivas a un anexo de la embajada en Italia, "es otra manifestaci贸n de la antipat铆a de este gobierno tanto hacia los cat贸licos y hacia el Vaticano, y a los cristianos en el Medio Oriente", dijo el exembajador de ese pa铆s ante la Santa Sede, James Nicholson.

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By Aci Prensa (ACI/EWTN Noticias)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

11/27/2013 (1 year ago)

Published in U.S.


WASHINGTON D.C. (ACI/EWTN Noticias) - En declaraciones al sitio web Catholic Vote, Nicholson, que fue embajador ante la Santa Sede entre 2001 y 2005, advirti贸 que la embajada en el Vaticano "es un puesto clave para la intermediaci贸n en tantas soberan铆as, pero particularmente en el Medio Oriente."

"Este es cualquier cosa menos un buen momento para disminuir la talla de este puesto. Disminuir la talla de este puesto es disminuir su influencia."

De acuerdo a lo informado por el Departamento de Estado de EEUU a la prensa local el 25 de noviembre, la decisi贸n de cerrar la embajada en el Vaticano se debe a razones econ贸micas, buscando ahorrar 1,4 millones de d贸lares al a艅o.

Sin embargo, James Nicholson asegur贸 que "el Departamento de Estado ha querido por mucho tiempo hacer esto. Surgi贸 cuando yo era embajador. Les expliqu茅 la locura de esto y se fueron. Pero ahora parecen determinados a hacerlo".

La percepci贸n con esta decisi贸n, apunt贸, es "que los Estados Unidos est谩n mostrando una falta de aprecio por la relevancia de su socio diplom谩tico en el Vaticano".

Para Catholic Vote, la decisi贸n del gobierno de Obama se debe a que "los grupos anti-familia odian al Vaticano. En el escenario internacional, el Vaticano es un feroz promotor de la libertad religiosa, la dignidad de toda vida humana y la familia tradicional. Y la Santa Sede se ha opuesto vigorosamente al imperialismo pro-aborto impulsado por Planned Parenthood y otros durante d茅cadas".

Planned Parenthood, la compa艅铆a abortista m谩s grande del mundo, apoy贸 con 15 millones de d贸lares a la campa艅a para la reelecci贸n de Barack Obama, y asumi贸 el cr茅dito por su victoria en noviembre de 2012.

Un nacimiento anunciado: haga clic aqu铆 para obtener m谩s informaci贸n!

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