Pope Francis, Another Zealot?

Take a good hard look into the life of new pope. To give an overview he thinks that:

Homosexuality is still a sin. He tells people to respect homosexuals, but whent the Argintinian government is going to make sam-sex marriage legal he says, "Let's not be naive, we're not talking about a simple political battle; it is a destructive pretension against the plan of God. We are not talking about a mere bill, but rather a machination of the Father of Lies that seeks to confuse and deceive the children of God."

During his early life he gave up all his fancy posetions (personal cook, facy place to live, chauffeured limo) and made a pledge of poverty. This sounds awefully noble right? Wrong, look at why he had those things to start out with (because he was a cardinal). Think about what the Bible verson of Jesus would have done. He probably wouldn't have even considered giving those things out to preachers of his word anyway. So denying riches should be something that cardinals and popes HAVE to do an shouldn't be praised for. By the way, the pledge of poverty meant that he just had to live like everyone else in the community (what a saint -- sarcasm)

Lastly, there was a criminal complaint filed against him by a human rights lawyer for the abduction of two Jesuit priests. However, there was no evidence to prove that he had anything to do with it. :)

Please leave your thoughts and comments on the new pope
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    Reg The Fronkey Farmer

    I don’t think “molestation” is the best word to explain the behaviour of hundreds of Catholic priests or monks. I think “child rape” is more accurate.  What exactly is the difference between a regular Catholic and a Fundamentalist Catholic? Is it their degree of submission to their leader?

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    J Mc

    Government should never have been involved in marriages between two people. Politics and religion dont mix. Marriage is a religious aspect that government implemented to be able to know who was with who, when and where. It was a form of control. Being homosexual is a sin yes, but so is lying, cheating, killing. It falls under the same category, there is no worse sin over another they are all the same. 

    Religious and Atheists know that man on man sexual intercourse is not a sickness but a personal choice and thats how it should be treated. The problem with government getting involved in marriage is that married couples get benefits and perks which leaves gay couples out. Homosexual couples should not be excluded from any benefits available to everyone else funded by the government but churches should be allowed to exclude these types of marriages from their churches as a union between a male and female is sacred to religion.

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    Dave Cutshall

    a lot of the comments seem to be geared towards the homosexuality paragraph, i wasted many hours of my youth in bible studies, and the bible does say its a sin. maybe if gay is your thing you might want to find a religion that agrees with you, instead of denying what your 'holy' bible says. idc what your sexual prefrence or religion is, but it seems moronic to claim you follow the bibles teachings when blatantly doing the opposite.

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