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All the Popes thus far.....

I gathered all the Popes together that I’ve made for this blog. 44 Popes down,only 222 Popes to go. Foam,sharpies and hot glue go a long way. 20 more words

The Synod in the Rear-View Mirror: What Happened and Why It Matters

Sometimes the best we can do is to remind each other that we’re related for better or for worse, and try to keep the maiming and killing to a minimum.
~ Rick Riordan

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Pope Francis - A "Wannabe Anglican"?


The above video conversation is worth watching to the end. If even the “liberal” Anglicans find the Catholic Church under Pope Francis to be “frightening” there is not much more to be said… IS Pope Francis a “wannabe Anglican”? 136 more words

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Pope Calls For Less Rigid Church (Again)

Pope Francis called on the Catholic church on Tuesday to stop clinging to conservatism and fundamentalism as a defensive response to the problems it is facing, and said the church ought to be “bruised, hurting and dirty” instead of obsessed with money and power. 334 more words

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Lidia Cooks, Pope Francis Eats: The Papacy And Food

You may have missed the news – as did I – that while he was in New York, Pope Francis’ meals were prepared by celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich, famous to TV watchers from her many series on PBS over the past two decades. 548 more words


Plain speaking

I’ve generally abstained from commenting on what is going on in the Catholics Church, mainly out of sympathy for my Catholic collaborators on this site, but also because it is hard to find anything to say which is charitable. 671 more words


#Melbourne #Catholic Archbishop admits 'awful #Pedophile / #Pedophilia #blight on church' - 20/05/2013 ; #Australia

Archbishop of Melbourne Denis Hart has told Victoria’s parliamentary inquiry into child sex abuse that the Church was slow to act on alleged abuse by clergy. 273 more words

The Whore Of Babylon