Episcopal Bishop Cites Christian Gospel In Criticism Of Trump | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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The Most Rev. Michael Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump's use of St. John's Episcopal Church and a Bible as props for a publicity stunt, and where Americans can find hope in these troubled times. Aired on 6/2/2020.
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Episcopal Bishop Cites Christian Gospel In Criticism Of Trump | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

81 Comments on "Episcopal Bishop Cites Christian Gospel In Criticism Of Trump | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. Jess sum to think about | June 3, 2020 at 3:24 AM | Reply


  2. Carla Suaya | June 3, 2020 at 3:46 AM | Reply

    Trump is done after this demonstration of selfishness and stupidity.

    • ​@Rosemary Briscoe What do you think the point of holding a bible awkwardly in front of a church was? What statement do you think he was trying to send?

      Why do you not hold Trump to the standard of “mixing politics and their political party into Christians (sic) Worship”? Why do you allow him to do it but say others should not?

      And where did Michael Curry say that Jesus, or the very non-Jesus Trump, would be denied entrance to the church? What made you write that?

      P.S. It’s not necessary to put an exclamation point (!) at the end of every sentence. It actually devalues the extraordinary when everything is extraordinary – it becomes the norm, and thus commonplace.

    • @Rosemary Briscoe Looks like trumpie convinced you that the bleach and disinfectant injections will help.

    • lazybones79 | June 4, 2020 at 7:55 AM | Reply

      @Rosemary Briscoe #brainwashed

    • @Rosemary Briscoe His actions prove otherwise.

    • Thugsy DaClown | June 4, 2020 at 12:37 PM | Reply

      You would think but his supporters are absolute fools.

  3. The X-Files | June 3, 2020 at 3:51 AM | Reply

    I love of what this bishop saying, he seems a very wise man. ” Just pray with your own faith.,”

    • Andhi Satria | June 3, 2020 at 4:05 AM | Reply

      my pray from Indonesia, to you and all the people who are expressing their feeling in a nice peacefull ways 🤲🙏🏻

    • Justin Credible | June 3, 2020 at 5:22 AM | Reply

      Wonder why he didn’t cite this one..
      Exodus 21:20-21
      20 “Anyone who beats their male or female slave with a rod must be punished if the slave dies as a direct result, 21 but they are not to be punished if the slave recovers after a day or two, since the slave is their property.

    • christina strowger | June 3, 2020 at 5:46 AM | Reply

      People of all faiths and skins should hold hands and join a human chain around the entire white house as the nuclear protesting women did in Britain.

  4. Margo Lenney | June 3, 2020 at 3:52 AM | Reply

    That church needs deep cleaning now.

  5. Andhi Satria | June 3, 2020 at 4:03 AM | Reply

    my pray from Indonesia, to you and all the people who are expressing their feeling in a nice peacefull ways 🤲🙏🏻.


    • orangutan324 | June 3, 2020 at 6:12 AM | Reply

      @Tim N There are 24 millions Christian in Indonesia.

    • Helen Lucas | June 3, 2020 at 8:48 AM | Reply

      Thank you ,we are. All humans all the same we all bleed red ,no one is better than another, peace and love to you and your loved ones ,

    • Tim N if you are truly a believer in God you would not ask such an ignorant question.

    • jewell charles | June 3, 2020 at 12:52 PM | Reply

      and hands reaching out to the other countries joining us, they are marching for the best cause in world history, equality for all humans, and tyrants who seize government control.

    • Kathy Franklund | June 3, 2020 at 5:28 PM | Reply

      Andhi Satria , we are under a dictatorship! There is only the rich there’s only the GOP in there is Trump and there is the military that is willing to use their might to protect a dictator! Thank you Indonesia for praying for us but please we are begging for all of our allies to come and protect us against a dictatorship! If you have military that could band with other military to fight against the dictatorship of Donald Trump the GOP and the rich! Please send them please get them so we can save our democracy! We are being killed and suppressed and being made slaves to the rich the GOP and to trump! Please coordinate anybody you can to help fight against the US military that is trying to suppress its own people! We have never been in this situation before and we wish we were never in this situation! Yet the US decided it was the ruler of the world for Democracy but yet the US has decided there’s no more democracy and has become a dictatorship! Please we beg of you to contact your leaders and other leaders of other nations to help us US citizens fight for our democracy with military force!

  6. Is there any way that St John’s can legally block GOP & election campaign ads from using the images that show the church?

    • susanne chakan | June 3, 2020 at 3:50 PM | Reply

      @Match Boxguy that would be the way…yes!

    • look into that

    • caribbeanbbc | June 3, 2020 at 8:55 PM | Reply

      @Kevin Warriner
      Actually no, there is no way that the church can block the use of the image because as despicable as Trump’s stunt was the copyright of the image rest with photographer and not the church and as a public accessed place no permission was necessary from the church unless it was taken within the property rather than standing in front of it as he did.

    • @The Lions Cub… He is NO Christian period!!…

    • David Carver | June 4, 2020 at 5:30 PM | Reply

      @Tom Jones Conservative evangelicals. The Episcopal Church is a Mainline Protestant denomination, and a notably liberal one at that. They are not Trump’s base.

  7. Daily Beast | June 3, 2020 at 4:24 AM | Reply

    *What kind of a demon would use a Bible as a photo-op publicity stunt & prop?*

    • Its for tweeter

    • faceones ok | June 4, 2020 at 6:53 AM | Reply

      @Norma Alexander obama did the same thing did bat

    • faceones ok | June 4, 2020 at 6:53 AM | Reply

      @william Thomas u need to read the bible more in no case i see the antichrist talk about god

    • Vital Sign Incorporate | June 4, 2020 at 9:22 AM | Reply

      @James Ricker Yes James, I am happy that people are beginning to see their hypocrisy, and again other people who have realized their use of religion for political gain have left religion and Christianity, another reason for the decline in the Christian community. Thank you for your honesty, praying that more people who vote republican will see this and change.

    • Wynona Gibson | June 4, 2020 at 9:56 AM | Reply

      Being trying to determine that question for three years one. He is one of a kind demon. He has no rules except what he makes up as he goes along.

  8. People have been crucified for less than this. a feigned photo with a bible is something only satan could do.

    • Elliott Bethea | June 3, 2020 at 8:59 AM | Reply

      THE DEVIL.IS A LIAR.👹👹😡😡

    • Finally, someone gets it. The Devil loves dumb and he found copious amounts in Donny boy.

    • Beware of false prophets who comes to you in sheep clothing but inside are ravishing wolves!

    • angel benejan | June 3, 2020 at 9:51 AM | Reply

      I believe he’s actually the man of perdition who will make way and promote the anti-Christ. I’ll be following closely what happens in the next decade.

    • @angel benejan Wait, I thought he IS the anti-christ! That’s what I’ve been lead to believe.

  9. The Rev. Robert W. Fisher, the church rector : “We want St. John’s to be a space for grace, as a place where you can breathe,” George Floyd : “I can’t breathe” Trump’s little photo-opportunity using tear gas…the protestors “Neither can we”

  10. Trump was so visually uncomfortable being there he couldn’t even walk the steps and quote a passage from the bible.

  11. “BUNKER BOY” is dead is to us. We have no POTUS.

    • Ya he should be out golfing like president barry

    • Stranger Brothers | June 4, 2020 at 9:19 AM | Reply

      @Mike G It’s funny that you don’t know that our current Beloved President has spent more than twice as much time playing golf than his predecessor. If it hadn’t been for the whole coronavirus thingy getting in the way of his time on the links, he had been on pace to play more in 4 years than the Evil One played in 8.

    • Putin Has the POTUS.

    • Ginger Nightmare | June 4, 2020 at 12:49 PM | Reply

      No Impeached forever and ever Amen. The Senate did not remove him. Not even close to whatever you think an acquittal is. I presume you love Trump. You might notice. Clinton, impeached. even though the Senate did not punish or remove either. Bit hard for your Brain. it is so small. Trump Impeached First term! !! That’s the best he could do… for now.

    • Pamela Scott | June 4, 2020 at 8:16 PM | Reply

      I’ve been saying we have no potus since they said he was elected. And that’s because Russia helped with this. Therefore…..he cheated and therefore we dont have a potus and never have had one since that election. The orange thang is a talk show host and a corrupt businessman who bankrupted 6 times. That’s all he is.

  12. Norma Alexander | June 3, 2020 at 5:03 AM | Reply

    FYI; We had very peaceful protest here in Mem, TN until Sunday night 5-31, when combat units released CS teargas into our crowd. Lots of seniors involved. Units caused pandemonium, unrest and fear.Should have been handled much better. ☮️

  13. Fussbudget the Ninth | June 3, 2020 at 5:09 AM | Reply

    I am an Anglican and to see this scum parading in front of a church where my Episcopalian brothers and sisters worship makes me vomit 🤮

  14. It's Academic | June 3, 2020 at 5:18 AM | Reply

    Separation of Church and State. Independence from Trump: July 4th 2020

    • The U:R:BAN SURVIVALIST | June 3, 2020 at 11:14 PM | Reply

      But Trump is NOT church. That is the point. Agreed, separations are important, but do not skew the difference, and the apparent arbitration of a third-party narcissistic publicity stunt


  15. Hasn’t anyone yet noticed that Trump was holding the Bible upside down

  16. Michael E.G. Bennett | June 3, 2020 at 5:31 AM | Reply

    “Unselfish sacrificial love…” is not something the Trump capable of.

  17. Genevieve Words | June 3, 2020 at 5:32 AM | Reply

    Respectfully, Bishop. Trump is a Sociopath Gangster.

  18. Everyone and everything is prop for a narcissist.

  19. Spiritual Anarchist | June 3, 2020 at 6:26 AM | Reply

    it’s like a teaser for a horror movie.
    -The antichrist holding a bible upsidedown in front of a burned out church.

  20. Martians on Maui | June 3, 2020 at 10:36 AM | Reply

    Calling the GOP “Banana Republicans” isn’t hyperbole anymore.

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