View Poll Results: How much do you care about who the next Pope is?

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  • I care a lot. It means everything to me.

    8 5.76%
  • I could care less.

    70 50.36%
  • What's a pope?

    5 3.60%
  • I care, but it doesn't need as much press as it's getting.

    23 16.55%
  • Who won the hockey game last night is far more important.

    20 14.39%
  • other - please explain

    27 19.42%
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    Re: Do you REALLY care about the next Pope?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    Why the hell is this such a HUGE news item?
    Because it is huge for millions of people.

    Outside of Vatican City, who really cares?
    I'm guessing the 68.5 million Catholics in the US alone.

    Do you?
    Not really, no.

    Does a pope really effect your daily life?
    Do you honestly have a personal stake in who the pope is?
    Does your day change at all depending on what the pope says or does?
    Is this "next pope" phenomena really that big of a deal?
    No to all of these, but just because I don't care, it doesn't mean there isn't a substantial demographic of people who are affected by this. I avoid this kind of crap by not watching tv anymore.
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    Do you REALLY care about the next Pope?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fog hit View Post
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    and the Jones University Protestants Protestants believe that the Catholic Church is a cult
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    Re: Do you REALLY care about the next Pope?

    Personally I'm not religious and I don't care who the pope is, but I understand why it's a big deal to devout Catholics.

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    Re: Do you REALLY care about the next Pope?

    I really couldn't care less who the pope is. I'm not Catholic, and the Catholic church has basically no influence on my life.
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    Re: Do you REALLY care about the next Pope?

    I couldn't care less.

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    Do you REALLY care about the next Pope?

    Quote Originally Posted by molten_dragon View Post
    I really couldn't care less who the pope is. I'm not Catholic, and the Catholic church has basically no influence on my life.
    There are a lot Catholics in the United States and a lot of them vote.
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    Re: Do you REALLY care about the next Pope?

    Yes, I care. I care in the sense that I hope that a more realistic and modern pope will be chosen who will make the church more modern. Priests should be allowed to marry for example. All the child molesting priests need to be kept away from new victims by jailing them or kicking them out of the church.
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    Re: Do you REALLY care about the next Pope?

    I'm interested, but since I'm not Catholic it isn't that big a deal to me.


    I wonder if some of the seemingly-excessive intrerest is being generated by the alleged/dubious "last pope" prophecies.... people want to see if the new Papa can be in some way associated with the Peter the Roman/French pope prediction.

    I guess since 2012 didn't do us in some folks have to look for a new reason to think Doom is upon us.

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    Re: Do you REALLY care about the next Pope?

    I'm always hopeful that spiritual leaders will be worthy leaders.

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    Re: Do you REALLY care about the next Pope?

    I hope they choose a progressive pope so that it's policies change though I am not a Catholic myself, a lot of the world is.

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