Well, to answer the poll question: I care if he calls himself Peter and Rome is destroyed.
If it's the one called Peter, whose dad was a carpenter, then we're all in deep doo-doo, allegedly.
I love the smell of face-palm in the morning!
"You ain't no Muslim bruv!"
Yes. It's an important Church, one that I at least grew up in and respect, and it's a valuable political institution.
"We all of us know down here that politics is a tough game. And I don't think there's any point in being Irish if you don't know that the world is going to break your heart eventually."-Daniel Patrick Moynihan, December 5, 1963
I don't think that's true NP. Lots of us non-Catholics understand well how important the Pope is to Catholics. Historically it's why they weren't all that trusted here in the US.Originally Posted by Navy Pride
I am a Catholic and the selection of the pope is very important to me. You as a non Catholic would never understand this in a million years.