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    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    There's many liberal Catholics, but the Catholic church needs to think about the Catholic Church. I respect that conceptualization of power immensely.

    I have great difficulty respecting much of anything about an organization that won't accept birth control, and will actively speak out against it's use in this day and age.

    Then throw in the whole protect the pedophile priest thing and I'm completely out the door ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    Don't know how you can see it that way. Most liberals are for birth control and the Roman Catholic Church is against that.
    It's the facts... look it up.

    Think about it... the only Catholic President-democrat
    The current Catholic Vice President-democrat

    Catholics vote democrat and most are Liberal. The only issue that sway the votes at all in the most of the catholic community is the Abortion/birth control deal.

    If it were not for that EVEN MORE Catholics would vote democrat.

    Also... Jews are on the left, and they believe a lot of the social policies too, but they vote democrat and are liberal in the grand scheme of things.

    the trend is starting to level out a little(Like a growing number of southern Catholics voting republican), but still Catholics are liberals by a majority and have been traditionally for decades.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    I have great difficulty respecting much of anything about an organization that won't accept birth control, and will actively speak out against it's use in this day and age.

    Then throw in the whole protect the pedophile priest thing and I'm completely out the door ....
    On the former, there's some Christian sects that tolerate if not promote birth control options. Go seek them. However, there's a great many religions (including the more populated ones) which are not in favor of birth control.

    On the latter, absolutely this is an issue, one that I hope is rectified.
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    Re: Pope resigns

    Bring on the last Pope. I guess, according to prophesy, the next Pope will be the last.

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    Re: Pope resigns

    I hear it's a combo of Notre Dame getting spanked by Alabama in the national championship game and Manti Teo being catfished.
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    Long live the Emperor.

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    Are we ready for a black African Pope? The bookies have Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, from Nigeria ahead.
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    Re: Pope resigns

    the bookies taking bets on the Pope just dont seem right to me.
    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    Are we ready for a black African Pope? The bookies have Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, from Nigeria ahead.
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    Re: Pope resigns

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    Are we ready for a black African Pope? The bookies have Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, from Nigeria ahead.
    Doubt it. There will be an Irish pope before that, then American. And I don't think there will ever be an Irish or American Pope.

    I'm betting on a return to Italians.


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