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-Last Act?: Pope Benedict Canonized 800 Christians Killed by Muslims

Monday, March 11th, 2013

        (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In one of his last acts Pope Benedict canonized a whole village of 800 Christians who were killed by Turkish Muslims for refusing to convert to Islam. Here’s the story from Enza Ferreri: Pope Benedetto XVI announced that he will leave his ministry at 8pm on February 28. He made this […]

-Pope Benedict XVI joins Twitter and The Hate Starts Even Before His First Tweet?

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

       (Photo credit: Catholic Church) Apparently the Vatican got tired of all the pseudo pope accounts on twitter and launched a real one today: @Pontifex According to Twitchy the hate messages have started rolling in and he hasn’t even ‘tweeted’ yet? <See some of the messages from ‘famous’ jerks like  Roseanne Barr> Response: According to […]

-Pope Calls on Arab Nations to Respect ‘All’ Religions

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

       (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In the midst of all of the trouble in the Middle East over an ‘anti-Islam’ online video, Pope Benedict visited Lebanon and made several key addresses. In one he called on the Muslim Arab countries to respect ‘all’ religions. here’s the story from the Christian post: At an open-air mass attended […]

-Pope Benedict: Gay Marriage is a Threat to Humanity

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

           (Image via Wikipedia) The Pope said yesterday that gay marriage is a threat to the traditional family unit and ‘the future of humanity itself.‘ Pope Benedict XVI made those remarks during his new year address to the diplomatic corps representing nearly 180 countries at the Vatican. The Pope told the diplomats the following in […]

-Pope Speaks Out Against Witchcraft in Africa

Monday, November 21st, 2011

    (Image by Catholic Church via Flickr) Pope Benedict XVI upon his arrival in Angola, Africa warned faithful Catholics against dabbling in traditional witchcraft. Particularly about the dangers of combining Christianity with traditional African magic: “In today’s Angola, Catholics should offer the message of Christ to the many who live in the fear of spirits, […]

-Pope Warns that Evangelicals and Pentecostals are a Problem?

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

            (Image via Wikipedia) While visiting a monastery in Germany, Pope Benedict warned the Lutherans of what he called a ‘new form of Christianity’ that was challenging mainstream Christian churches. While not saying so, it was obvious by his comments that he was referring to Evangelicals and Pentecostals: "Faced with a new form of Christianity, […]

-Now even the Pope Tweets?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

For those who continue to make fun of all the Millions ‘Tweeting’ away their lives, now even the Pope tweets.  Pope Benedict XVI sent out a message on Twitter to publicize the launch of the Vatican’s new website-  News.va, The following was the pope’s first message: "Dear Friends, I just launched http://t.co/fVHpS9y Praised be our […]

-Pope Calls for End to Gypsy Persecution

Monday, June 13th, 2011

( Getty Images via @daylife) On Saturday, Pope Benedict XVI Received and listened to approximately 2,000 Catholic Gypsies recount their way of life at the Vatican on Saturday. In conclusion, the Pope condemned the persecution by the Nazis during World War II and the continuing rejection of the Roma people: "Your history is complex, and, […]

-Pope Benedict Concerned About the "Disintegration" of the Family in Europe

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Today (Sunday) in Croatia — Pope Benedict XVI denounced the “disintegration” of family life in Europe and called for couples to make a commitment to officially marry and have children. The Pope reaffirmed traditional Catholic family values and also voiced the church’s continued opposition to abortion before a crowd of nearly 300,000 in Zagreb’s hippodrome. […]

-Pope Exonerates Jews in New Book on Jesus

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

( Image by Striking Photography by Bo Insogna via Flickr) Excerpts of Pope Benedict’s new book -"Jesus of Nazareth"were released on Wednesday and in the new work Benedict made a sweeping exoneration of the Jewish people for the death of Jesus Christ citing numerous biblical and theological reasons for his stand. For centuries Christians and […]