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
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.”
This is the man who presumes to lecture the rest of the world about our need to see past the glitter? Has he looked in the mirror lately?
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.
Maybe, if they pray about it for long enough, Alice White and her ilk can come up with an argument for why the rampant destruction of shoes on the Internet makes it necessary for everyone to obey their Pope.