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Predictable Pope-Smearing Ensues

BillK9 Wrote: Mar 16, 2013 7:39 AM
The usual Catholic bashers are out there! They wouldn't care if Jesus himself was Pope! They are the21st century version of the Romans and the Roman Empire !
Denny9 Wrote: Mar 16, 2013 9:05 AM
Bad analogy. The Romans were extremely religious albeit pagan and, in general, extremely tolerant of all religions . The Empire slowly adopted Christianity with Rome, itself, as one of the five great patriarchies.

The Catholic bashers are not only intolerant but ignorant of Catholicism as well.

I am not a Catholic, but I find the concerted efforts to smear various Popes to be disgusting and contemptible.  In the case of Pope Francis, according to the Vatican, anti-clerical left-wing outlets are trying to accuse him -- without any evidence -- of wrongdoing during the reign of a military junta from 1976-1983.  

Left-wingers in the United States responded predictably, with Michael Moore tweeting out a picture later revealed as a hoax, purportedly of Pope Francis offering communion to an Argentine dictator (to his credit, Moore issued a correction).

It should be obvious that the attacks have...