Recently, although Republicans love the Vatican's support for opposition to equal rights for women and the LGBT community, there has been growing enmity over the Pope's opposition to income inequality and anthropogenic climate change. The Pope finally went too far this past week when he failed to comply with Israel's agenda that Palestine will never be a sovereign state.
Regardless any Americans' opinion about the Jewish state, giving Israel free taxpayer money is supporting it; like it or not. Many Americans do not like it one bit; especially when this country is falling apart and Americans are hungry.
Israel could not have attacked Gaza without the tacit consent of the American government, which persists in seeing Israel as the victim