In a remarkable reversal, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church has declared that the Christian god is not omnipotent after all. Rather, it seems that God can only move so fast.
Specifically, God is only capable of moving at the pace of 700 million miles per hour – no faster, and no slower than [...]
The rejection of money as inherently wicked has not been a sustainable tactic for those who seek a just society. [...]
If anything positive is likely to come of the meltdown of credibility in the Vatican, it is that Americans will finally allow their own values of equality, liberty, acceptance of diversity, and government free of religious interference to lead the United States toward a legal system less influenced by medieval prejudice. [...]
This morning, it was announced by the Vatican City that Joseph Ratzinger, who uses the alias Pope Benedict, will resign at the end of the month. The explanation that was provided: Bad health.
I suppose Ratzinger doesn’t have the option of saying that he wants to spend more time with his family.
Those of us [...]
The Catholic Pope, the former Nazi Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger, gave a speech today in which he spoke about his church’s problem with sexual crimes, saying, “How are we to explain the fact that people who regularly received the Lord’s body and confessed their sins in the sacrament of Penance have offended in this way? It remains a mystery.” [...]
Pope Benedict has been complaining this week about the “Anti-Clericalism” in the country of Spain. Specifically, he’s upset that the government of Spain no longer requires its schoolkids to take lessons in how to be a faithful Catholic in the Spanish public schools. If Pope Benedict must insist that anything less than mandatory religious education [...]
Pope Benedict XVI doesn’t seem to be in a mood to listen. Who could hear the humansists’ protest, then, and listen? [...]
The Pope might as well attend a debate in which he’s expected to discuss his relationship to the Wiccan rites of Beltane. [...]
I mean, come on. If the clothes really mattered…
Think about it.
Maybe if the pontiff started wearing tights it would be OK. Some nice lederhosen…
Yesterday, a group of dissident Catholics ordained three women as priests. The Vatican expressed outrage that such a thing should occur, and declared once again that only men can become priests.
In other news from the Catholic Church:
- In Switzerland, a book about horse breeding methods was published using a printing press. [...]
Why is Joseph “Pope” Ratzinger coming over here and attacking the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights? It’s a simple matter of power. The Catholic Church is shrinking here in the United States because it is not granted any special government handouts, and because the American Catholic leadership has lost the trust of huge number of Americans by helping pedophile priests to continue raping American children. [...]