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New Pope elected! Francis I from Argentina.

Postby muy_thaiguy on Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:20 pm

Just announced.
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Postby 2dimes on Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:26 pm

Argentina, do you think the catholics are after the Falkland islands?
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Postby muy_thaiguy on Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:29 pm

2dimes wrote:Argentina, do you think the catholics are after the Falkland islands?

Nope. Too small scale. Going for Disneyland and Disneyworld!

But seriously, it's the first time in history a new world pope has ever been elected.
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Postby AndyDufresne on Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:36 pm

2dimes wrote:Argentina, do you think the catholics are after the Falkland islands?

I don't know, I think 2dimes is onto something here.

Saxi, did you infiltrate the vote?


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Re: New Pope elected! Francis I from Argentina.

Postby Symmetry on Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:08 pm

Let's just put this here.

Critics have accused him of ignoring the plight of victims during the country’s military dictatorship from 1976-1983, despite victims and their relatives relating first-hand accounts of torture, death and kidnappings to the priests he supervised as the local provincial of the Jesuit Order.[31]
On 15 April 2005, a human rights lawyer filed a criminal complaint against Bergoglio, as superior in the Society of Jesus of Argentina, accusing him of involvement in the kidnapping by the Navy in May 1976 (during the military dictatorship) of two Jesuit priests.[32] The priests, Orlando Yorio and Francisco Jalics, were found alive five months later, drugged and semi-nude. Yorio accused Bergoglio of effectively handing them over to the death squads by declining to tell the regime that he endorsed their work. Jalics refused to discuss it after moving into seclusion in a German monastery.[33] Horacio Verbitsky, an Argentine investigative journalist and author, wrote a book about this and other related events titled El Silencio: de Paulo VI a Bergoglio: las relaciones secretas de la Iglesia con la ESMA.[34]


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jorge_Bergoglio#Relations_with_the_Argentine_government
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Re: New Pope elected! Francis I from Argentina.

Postby thegreekdog on Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:29 pm

I'm not happy that we have another old (for popes) pope. There were dudes in their 60s and we took a guy who is 77.
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Re: New Pope elected! Francis I from Argentina.

Postby Gillipig on Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:54 pm

Let's appoint an antipope!!
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Re: New Pope elected! Francis I from Argentina.

Postby crispybits on Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:02 pm

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Re: New Pope elected! Francis I from Argentina.

Postby rdsrds2120 on Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:39 pm

crispybits wrote:


Nailed it. ;)

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Re: New Pope elected! Francis I from Argentina.

Postby Army of GOD on Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:51 pm

who gives a shit? he's probably going to say some anti-muslim things then some anti-sex things and nobody is going to care.
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Re: New Pope elected! Francis I from Argentina.

Postby crispybits on Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:10 pm

He's already (before his election) made some fairly extreme statements about homosexuality:

"Let's not be naive, we're not talking about a simple political battle. Marriage equality is a destructive pretention 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."

http://www.time.com/time/world/article/ ... 36,00.html
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Re: New Pope elected! Francis I from Argentina.

Postby AAFitz on Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:54 pm

Wont you pray for me Argentinian....
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Re: New Pope elected! Francis I from Argentina.

Postby Gillipig on Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:57 am

I wonder if he's going to call for a crusade.
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Re: New Pope elected! Francis I from Argentina.

Postby MeDeFe on Thu Mar 14, 2013 3:23 am

I think he'll only be called "Francis the first" when there's a Pope "Francis the second", until then he's just plain "Francis".
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Re: New Pope elected! Francis I from Argentina.

Postby crispybits on Thu Mar 14, 2013 4:20 am

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