Pope resigning, Why cant his invisible friend help him?

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Pope resigning, Why cant his invisible friend help him?

It is all over the news. Pope is resigning, age being the reason. Funny how his invisible friend cant seem to keep his minions in power, god keeps on having to replace them.

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Wasn't there another big

Wasn't there another big child abuse scandal recently ? I guess they needed a distraction. 


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He didn't last long.

He didn't last long.

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Name me one Pope, or any

Name me one Pope, or any holy person of any religion in human history that ever does. Funny how reality always catches up to these comic book fan club presidents.

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Ya, but this is a bit

Ya, but this is a bit different. It's been 600 odd years since the last time a pope resigned.

It'd make me hope the church is approaching collapse, but that's reading into it too much.

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Vastet wrote:Ya, but this is

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Ya, but this is a bit different. It's been 600 odd years since the last time a pope resigned. It'd make me hope the church is approaching collapse, but that's reading into it too much.

It will collapse just like everything, nothing lasts forever. The Egyptians were successful for 3,000 years pretending the sun was a god. I'd like to see the Vatican turned into a museum before I die, highly unlikely. But it is a comfort to know that no matter how delusional humans are reality always catches up with them.

"I'm special" no Mr Pope, you are not. YOU like every human are merely 1 of 7 billion in a long evolution and your superstition will morph and change or die out just like we no longer believe the sun is a god, or the earth is flat.

I have to laugh at humans in general, not just Catholics, but all people in our species who think "all this" in our 14 billion year old universe, "all this", on this tiny dot in a hostile universe, somehow "all this" was put here just for us.

What a fucking joke. It bothers humans that they are finite, so they constantly concoct these phoney social clubs just so they can feel important in a very mundane uncaring universe.

 

 

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Of course it will collapse,

Of course it will collapse, but it won't be soon. The way the church has been set up, there's only one way that the vatican won't be the last standing refuge of christians, and that way requires the vatican to have been razed. Which would be a shame.

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Oh here is one of his tweets

Oh here is one of his tweets

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Unconditional respect is owed to every human being at every moment of his or her life.

 

To which I responded,

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Really? We should "respect" people who burn women alive because they think she is a witch? Or did you miss that recent story?

He thinks we should blindly "respect" assholes like Kim Jong Un? No thank you Pope, some people are really scum and do not deserve any respect at all.

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Vastet wrote:He didn't last

Vastet wrote:
He didn't last long.

actually i would say he's pretty average.  i think j.p. ii had an uncommonly long tenure.

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 Seems that might be more

 Seems there might be more to the Pope resigning than his age.

 

Pope Benedict's resignation linked to gay conclave: report

A 300-page dossier compiled by three cardinals investigating the theft of Vatican documents was reportedly given to the Pope the day he decided to resign. The investigation is said to have uncovered a number of factions within the Vatican of gay men who have engaged in sexual activity with male prostitutes and at organized sex romps.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/pope-resignation-linked-gay-conclave-report-article-1.1271328#ixzz2Lyd32ULG

 

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Sapient wrote: Seems there

Sapient wrote:

 Seems there might be more to the Pope resigning than his age.

 

Pope Benedict's resignation linked to gay conclave: report

A 300-page dossier compiled by three cardinals investigating the theft of Vatican documents was reportedly given to the Pope the day he decided to resign. The investigation is said to have uncovered a number of factions within the Vatican of gay men who have engaged in sexual activity with male prostitutes and at organized sex romps.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/pope-resignation-linked-gay-conclave-report-article-1.1271328#ixzz2Lyd32ULG

 

christ, why can't they just admit they're gay, then go have all the sex romps with male hookers they want?  then where would the scandal be?  wouldn't that be so much simpler?

i'm as straight as they come, but were i gay, i'd stand up and shout it from the rooftops: "i pound male cornhole!  bring on the man-whores!"

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