Donald Trump tells the Pope: Isis are coming for you

"That’s a dream of theirs, to go into Italy," he says. Well it is lovely this time of year.

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As Professional Billionaire Donald Trump continues to tour the United States in a bid to one day become president, he is proving one and for all that Republicans really do say the craziest things.

Trump was asked what he would do if he met Pope Francis, who is set to visit the US next month, as the two have very different views on capitalism. Pope Francis has talked about capitalism being an avenue that leads to greed and corruption, something which Trump doesn’t exactly deny.

"The Pope, I hope, can only be scared by God,” Trump began. "If you look at what’s going on, they better hope that capitalism works because it’s the only thing we have right now."

Though the two might disagree on a number of things, Trump admitted he would be an ally to the Pope, and would respond to him with a dire warning.

"I’d [tell him] Isis wants to get you,” he said. “You know that Isis wants to go in and take over the Vatican? You know, that’s a dream of theirs, to go into Italy.”

Trump added that fundamentally, he thought the Pope was "a good guy" and actually said he thought he was probably not opposed to capitalism.

He also said The Bible was his favourite book, which, given that it warns about greed and corruption ruining evil men, is quite a surprise when you think about it.