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Thread: Pope on Christmas: A Christian that shows off is a pagan

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    Re: Pope on Christmas: A Christian that shows off is a pagan

    Quote Originally Posted by NIMBY View Post
    When another gets to the point of saying "not yet" as you have on the Pope, it shows how much of a difference this Pope has already made..
    While the Pope tries to walk back the Church's heavy emphasis on bashing gays, Duck trots out his garbage at Christmas..
    I say "not yet" because he is relatively young and fresh into his post, not because of what has thus transpired.
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    Re: Pope on Christmas: A Christian that shows off is a pagan

    Quote Originally Posted by clownboy View Post
    Got me, unlike you I haven't listened to him since he had his TV show.
    I used to listen to him years ago. I'm in a 12 step program for that.
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    Re: Pope on Christmas: A Christian that shows off is a pagan

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Oops, there goes the prosperity gospel down the drain.... And why not? It is heresy, and runs counter to everything that Jesus taught. Kudos to you, Pope Francis.

    Article is here.
    Ah, no. While I am frankly opposed to the Prosperity Gospel (I am also opposed to the Poverty Gospel) idea that you can measure someone's goodness by their wealth (or lack thereof), Pope Francis' remark is pretty clearly about pride; and he is right - the building up of ones' own self is indeed pagan.

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