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Predictable Pope-Smearing Ensues

JimH in CA Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 10:31 AM
Whereas in your typical protestant mega-church, the cult of personality is nowhere in evidence. Look, escape your ignorance: visit a Catholic church for mass. See whose image (crucifix) hangs on the wall. LIsten to the creed, listen to what is being said at mass.
Rich D. Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 2:15 PM
Non sequitur. Those are individual assemblies that one can leave. If you can leave a parish, you are still stuck with the same pope.

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...