The Irish Prime Minister has just been threatened with excommunication from the Catholic Church if he passes new abortion legislation in Ireland. His response-

Comment by Gallup's Mirror on May 7, 2013 at 2:54pm

We are winning. I am certain that the majority of those born since 2000 will be Atheists. I hardly know anybody that bothers with the Catholic Church anymore.

It seems you're right, Reg. Last year WIN-Gallup International found Ireland religiosity in Ireland dropped from 69% in 2005 to 47% in 2012. Meanwhile the Irish who consider themselves 'not religious' increased from 25% in 2005 to 44% in 2012. The same poll found 10% of Ireland now consider themselves atheists up from 4% in 2005.  Source

Comment by Nerdy Keith on May 7, 2013 at 6:48pm

Catholic Church = Sad Bastards 

Taioseach = Total Boss

Comment by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on May 7, 2013 at 6:50pm

This was setup but the CC did not like anyone leaving...lol

Comment by Unseen on May 7, 2013 at 7:43pm

@Heather  He might want to urinate in the baptismal basin on the way out the door, too.

Comment by Logicallunatic on May 7, 2013 at 11:21pm

Never mind the kiddie fucking and cover-up. It must hurt Mr Kenny to be excommunicated out of a club of sexually frustrated old men in robes and pointy hats. 

Comment by kOrsan on May 8, 2013 at 1:38am

Breaking news, his daughter has been kidnapped...


Comment by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on May 8, 2013 at 2:36am

I wonder what he will do if she is not released?? He looks harmless enough !!

Comment by Unseen on May 8, 2013 at 8:21am

She's just been taken on a church camping trip.

Comment by Suzanne Olson-Hyde on May 8, 2013 at 9:43am
The fact that women who find they have an unwanted pregnancy go to the UK -

http://www.mariestopes.org.uk/Womens_services/Abortion/Abortion_for...

And the Prime Minister knows this. The biggest reason for the demise of the catholic church in Ireland is the rampant pedophilia in that country, and the organized and efficient covering up, and moving of priests by the hierarchy.

As it said in the video, this was one of the staunchest (brainwashed, my word) countries steeped in catholicism. It was part of their DNA, it was community, and that all fell apart when the amount of rampant pedophilia was exposed.

Ireland doesn't have a representative at the Vatican, and that is big deal to the Vatican. The right wing conservative party want an Irish representative at the Vatican, but the Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, said, "Ain't going to happen', or words to that effect.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/06/enda-kenny-catholic-church...
Comment by Grady Jean on May 8, 2013 at 6:35pm

Jesus, that Vortex video was a whole barrel of crazy...

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