Page: 1

Pope renews call to end all wars.

DG
Broadway Legend
joined:11/2/05
Broadway Legend
joined:
11/2/05
Pope renews call to end all wars.#1
Posted: 7/22/07 at 11:22pm
Oh, really?

Well, I call on the Pope to end his war against women.

I call on the Pope to end his war against gays.

I call on the Pope to end his war against birth control.

I call on the Pope to end.
Article.
nomdeplume
Broadway Legend
joined:6/20/05
Broadway Legend
joined:
6/20/05
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#2
Posted: 7/22/07 at 11:47pm
The Pope is just the self-elevated Bishop of Rome and has no real authority beyond being one of a myriad of Bishops in the catholic faith. Every Bishop in the Anglican/Episcopal Church is of the same level of priesthood as the Pope.

Rediculous to think a line about Peter, "on this rock I build my church" as justifying the power-grab of a popedom.
DG
Broadway Legend
joined:11/2/05
Broadway Legend
joined:
11/2/05
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#2
Posted: 7/22/07 at 11:50pm
"has no real authority beyond being one of a myriad of Bishops in the catholic faith."

Maybe in theory, but not in practice. And this man has the ear and attention of one-sixth of the world's population.
nomdeplume
Broadway Legend
joined:6/20/05
Broadway Legend
joined:
6/20/05
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#3
Posted: 7/23/07 at 12:30am
The Roman Catholics I've been around just don't follow the papal dictates.

Don't think that one-sixth are a bunch of sheep.
DG
Broadway Legend
joined:11/2/05
Broadway Legend
joined:
11/2/05
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#4
Posted: 7/23/07 at 1:49am
nom - may I assume that the Catholics you've been around are in the US? They barely comprise a minority of the Church right now. Most of the demographic are in Latin America (especially South America) and Africa - with real incursion into the Far East.

Most of them are poor, most of them are rabidly conservative and most of them swallow hook, line and sinker the Roman Rule.
shira467 Profile Photoshira467 Profile Photo
shira467
Broadway Legend
joined:3/22/04
Broadway Legend
joined:
3/22/04
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#5
Posted: 7/23/07 at 2:33am
"A week earlier, Benedict told President Bush he was greatly concerned about the fate of Christians in Iraq — a concern he repeated in subsequent audiences and speeches."

What, are Jews, Buddhists, and Muslims not important?
Deet: Shira, I Love You!
Wanna Be A Foster Profile PhotoWanna Be A Foster Profile Photo
Wanna Be A Foster
Broadway Legend
joined:1/9/05
Broadway Legend
joined:
1/9/05
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#6
Posted: 7/23/07 at 2:46am
Not to mention the Human Beings?
"Winning a Tony this year is like winning Best Attendance in third grade: no one will care but the winner and their mom."
-Kad

"I have also met him in person, and I find him to be quite funny actually. Arrogant and often misinformed, but still funny."
-bjh2114 (on Michael Riedel)
DG
Broadway Legend
joined:11/2/05
Broadway Legend
joined:
11/2/05
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#7
Posted: 7/23/07 at 7:39am
The thought of Bush and Benedict together pretty much encapsulates what I call a nightmare.
n69n Profile Photon69n Profile Photo
n69n
Broadway Legend
joined:4/30/06
Broadway Legend
joined:
4/30/06
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#8
Posted: 7/23/07 at 7:42am
id be quite happy to see the pope™ & chantipoo™ fight it out to the death.
i want to make thngs that count
- George, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
SeanMartin Profile PhotoSeanMartin Profile Photo
SeanMartin
Broadway Legend
joined:9/4/06
Broadway Legend
joined:
9/4/06
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#9
Posted: 7/23/07 at 8:50am
Hey, at least his intentions are good. Granted, the Catholic church hasnt always been the sharpest knife in the drawer, but at least *someone* is trying to say the right thing. Can we not just accept it that way?
http://docandraider.com
Elphaba Profile PhotoElphaba Profile Photo
Elphaba
Broadway Legend
joined:1/12/04
Broadway Legend
joined:
1/12/04
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#10
Posted: 7/23/07 at 12:42pm
shira, they are not! Remember His Popelessness says his church is the only true church........
It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City. New York City is itself a detective story... AGATHA CHRISTIE, Life magazine, May 14, 1956
nomdeplume
Broadway Legend
joined:6/20/05
Broadway Legend
joined:
6/20/05
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#11
Posted: 7/23/07 at 2:06pm
Yeah, mainly American Catholics, DG, and most of them really fed up with the Church and furious about the child molesting and ignore its stance on birth control and women entirely.

I don't blame the pope or any Christian for speaking up about the protection of Christians in Iraq or anywhere else in the Middle East because they are brutalized, suffer major discrimination and are murdered there. Look how the Lebanese, Egyptian and other Arab Christians have had to flee. Also in Africa, even Nigeria, a country with a huge Christian population--the priests are often murdered by Muslims there.

The Turkish Moslems murdered something like 1,000,000 Christians most in the North of their country in the 20th century. They are still trying to pretend that the genocide never happened. And I don't think they have left the land grab and occupation of northern Cyprus yet. No wonder member states of the E.U. don't want Turkey to join.

Don't even get me started on the Muslim attitute toward women. I don't want to go there today.
Updated On: 7/23/07 at 02:06 PM
tazber Profile Phototazber Profile Photo
tazber
Broadway Legend
joined:5/10/05
Broadway Legend
joined:
5/10/05
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#12
Posted: 7/23/07 at 3:17pm
I was scrolling down and thought this said "Papa renews call to end all wars".

You can imagine my laughter. re: Pope renews call to end all wars.
....but the world goes 'round
Mother's Younger Brother Profile PhotoMother's Younger Brother Profile Photo
Mother's Younger Brother
Broadway Legend
joined:12/17/04
Broadway Legend
joined:
12/17/04
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#13
Posted: 7/23/07 at 3:18pm
I renew my call to end all religion.
tazber Profile Phototazber Profile Photo
tazber
Broadway Legend
joined:5/10/05
Broadway Legend
joined:
5/10/05
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#14
Posted: 7/23/07 at 3:20pm
I'm with you MYB.
....but the world goes 'round
Roscoe
Broadway Legend
joined:5/15/03
Broadway Legend
joined:
5/15/03
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#15
Posted: 7/23/07 at 4:28pm
Well, good for the pope. Calling for an end to wars, is he? Gosh, talk about going out on a limb. How daring.
"If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about the answers." Thomas Pynchon, GRAVITY'S RAINBOW "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." Philip K. Dick My blog: http://www.roscoewrites.blogspot.com/
G_Schlozinski2
Leading Actor
joined:3/23/07
Leading Actor
joined:
3/23/07
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#16
Posted: 7/23/07 at 4:55pm
o

Updated On: 7/23/07 at 04:55 PM
G_Schlozinski2
Leading Actor
joined:3/23/07
Leading Actor
joined:
3/23/07
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#17
Posted: 7/23/07 at 4:56pm
[]
Updated On: 7/23/07 at 04:56 PM
polly2 Profile Photopolly2 Profile Photo
polly2
Broadway Legend
joined:5/25/07
Broadway Legend
joined:
5/25/07
re: Pope renews call to end all wars.#18
Posted: 7/23/07 at 4:57pm
i'm not catholic but i chuckled.
In your choice is your talent. ~Adler

Acting is the art of speaking in a loud clear voice and the avoidance of bumping into the furniture. ~Alfred Lunt

http://www.myspace.com/pollyhidalgo