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Predictable Pope-Smearing Ensues

tgwWhale Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 7:00 PM
As Stalin aid, cynically, "How many divisions does the pope have?" But the Soviet Union is gone, Stalin's been doing the long roast for 60 years, and the Catholic Church is still there. The Church always seems to be losing. But somehow, in the end, it's always still there. U think it has something to do with an old promise about the gates of hell not prevailing, and all of that.
tgwWhale Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 7:00 PM
Not U think, I think. Duh... Sorry about that. Fat fingers strike again!

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...