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They just can't help themselves. This time, it's the Roman Catholic Bishop in Peoria, Ill. who compares President Obama to Hitler and Stalin.
According to a story in today's Chicago Tribune:
The Anti-Defamation League is blasting a Sunday homily by Peoria’s Roman Catholic Bishop Daniel Jenky that compared President Barack Obama's policies to Hitler and Stalin. Jenky took aim at the health care policies proposed by the Obama administration, which have been a source of consternation for Catholic bishops since they were announced earlier this year.
Lonnie Nasitar of the Anti-Defamation League of Chicago is not amused.
“Clearly, Bishop Jenky needs a history lesson,” Nasatir said. “There are few, if any, parallels in history to the religious intolerance and anti-Semitism fostered in society by Stalin, and especially Hitler, who under his regime perpetuated the open persecution and ultimate genocide of Jews, Catholics and many other minorities.”
Spokesperson for the Peoria diocese could not be reached for comment, according to the article.