Tag Archive: The pope

Mar 18 2014

Equine contributions

So now that you know how to conduct yourself if you have the audacity to go out in public, let’s turn our attention to Congress and the pope. Congress has asked the pope to come along and talk to them next time he’s in town, officially. Congressional leaders have invited Pope Francis to address a …

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Feb 20 2013

What’s happening to the fucking Pope?

We hear a lot about people going out looking for things to be offended by. Sometimes that’s not what’s going on; other times it is. One of the latter is when an editor shouts across a noisy newsroom, responding to a delay in production, “can anyone tell what’s happening to the fucking Pope?” and a …

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Dec 30 2012

Go, Joseph, and tweet-sin no more

Kevin Smith of CFI-Canada did another “Ask the Experts” for the Ottawa Citizen – this one on the burning question, “What are your ‘spiritual’ New Year’s resolutions?” Dam’ fool question. To be nicer to my fellow humans? To see more spooky things? To be a better dualist? Kevin hints at a similar sort of doubt, …

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Dec 17 2012

What dialogue?

The pope has his message of peace for the new year all written and typed up and translated and posted online. The pope is way ahead of the game! The pope can kick back and watch some football. Well it won’t have been very difficult. It doesn’t break any new ground. Somebody could have put …

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Oct 08 2011

Ratzinger at home

The pope talked to the Bundestag a couple of weeks ago, and according to the Iona Institute, his remarks went down a treat. The II says they gave him a two-minute standing ovation, as if he’d sung an aria or acted Hamlet. (Why, one wonders? German boy made good? Big famous holy guy in gleaming …

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