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Habemus Papam: Pope Francis I Ascends the Throne of Peter

bitoubush Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 5:42 PM
While I totally accept the right of individuals to enjoy whichever faith they choose, honestly folks can you, with a straight face, bear witness to this pompous bunch of old men, dressed up in all their finery and take it at all seriously. Considering their devotion to service and living a life of poverty, they have set themselves up in some pretty nice digs.
dreadnaught/13 Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 5:53 PM

"Pope Francis Ascends the Throne of Peter," says Kate Hicks.

We hope ewe won't object, bitou
bitoubush Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 6:05 PM
Not at all, I find it enlightening the homophobes on this site are so enamored by an institution that protects and coddled pedophiles.
_,l,, Vaporise this, Thought Police ,,l,_ Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 6:35 PM
I'm sorry, I don't get you? No one on this thread has seemed especially enamored of the CA public school system.
MudontheTires Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 1:30 AM
"an institution that protects and coddled pedophiles."

Who said anything about the NEA?
AliveInHim Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 5:44 PM
Those are the public rooms we see.

Privately they are austere in their habits.
bitoubush Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 5:46 PM
Why the need for public rooms, didn't see Jesus needing to lord it over his flock in such impressive surroundings.
bitoubush Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 5:52 PM
dreadnaught/13 Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 5:54 PM

"How many divisions does the pope have?"

Josef Stalin, 1942.

Van Lingle Mungo Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 6:14 PM
because you're a sad pathetic little loser.

The white smoke and ringing bells announced to the world that the cardinal electors had chosen a new pope, and about an hour later, Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio took St. Peter's balcony as Pope Francis I. He has the distinction of being the first pope from the Americas, as he is an Argentinian of Italian descent. He formerly served as the head of the Jesuit order, as well as Archbishop of Buenos Aires, and is currently 75 years old. Pope John Paul II named him a cardinal. He is said to be known for his humility and devotion to simplicity, which...