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HBO Hates Popes, Loves Kennedys

eddie again Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 11:09 AM
it is a divine institution also, so your finite rules do not apply to it no matter how much you wish and believe they did.
Carl469 Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 1:23 PM
Declaring the Catholic Church "divine" doesn't mean it isn't accountable to its members or the larger public. Again, nobody is above the law.
Pope Benedict XVI shocked the world on Monday morning by announcing he would resign at the end of February. For Catholics, there was sorrow and there was gratitude for a Holy Father who taught with such distinction and worked with such care to safeguard the church's theological traditions.

But there are those people who hate the Catholic Church, and they are ecstatic. Take documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney, a man who clearly thinks he is holier than the Pope. He told the Daily Beast that Benedict is a "criminal." This helps explain why he's made a documentary for HBO, the home...