People, it’s a religion, not a political party. He is quite clearly very religious. Please, try not to shoot him and his new title down because he opposes homosexual marriage and remains “conservative” on moral issues. Religion is based on morals and faith, not society’s opinions.
“We can inspire others through witness so that one grows together in communicating. But the worst thing of all is religious proselytism, which paralyzes: ‘I am talking to you in order to persuade you.’ No. Each person dialogues, starting with his and her own identity. The church grows by attraction, not proselytizing.”
Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and utter every kind of evil against you [falsely] because of me. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven. Thus they persecuted the prophets who were before you.