Priest: Trump Protesters Should Commit Suicide

The New York Post reports:

The pastor of a largely immigrant Catholic church in Queens has a suggestion for his anti-Trump parishioners: Go take a flying leap off the nearest building. “Show your hate for Trump. Do it for social justice.

#JumpAgainstTrump,” read a meme posted by the Rev. Philip Pizzo just hours after he celebrated Sunday Mass. The message included an illustration of a man plummeting from a skyscraper.

The conservative priest, who oversees St. Benedict Joseph Labre Roman Catholic Church in Richmond Hill, previously posted a photo of President Obama with the words “He’s not my president’’ and another snapshot of Hillary Clinton titled “Ugly Face’’ in Italian along with “Happy Halloween.”

Pizzo, 67, told The Post on Monday that he just thought the “Jump Against Trump’’ meme was “funny.” “I do not promote suicide,’’ Pizzo insisted. “I’ve helped many people over the years, and it does not promote suicide. It was funny.”

But some parishioners were outraged. “Suicide is not funny, plain and simple,” said Carlos Coburn, a congregant who once sought counseling from Pizzo because he was struggling with thoughts about killing himself.

A spokesman for Rizzo’s diocese says his meme “does not, in any way, reflect the view of the church.” Rizzo’s image and others like it were widely spread on Twitter yesterday afternoon.

  • geoffalnutt

    Christians – G*d’s gentle people.

    • Nowhereman

      More like god’s special self-proclaimed snowflakes.

  • SunsetGay

    I thought the Catholics were all about compassion and loving their enemies. Also, isn’t suicide considered a sin in the Bibble?

    • Todd

      It’s only a sin if someone on their side kills themself.

    • Matthew Delemos

      Yeah, but so is obesity. They are selective when playing god.

    • MBear

      “I thought the Catholics were all about compassion and loving their enemies”

      What the hell ever gave you that impression?

      • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

        Their vast propaganda machine…

    • The_Wretched

      Suicide is a ‘go straight to hell’ sin. And since you’re dead you don’t get to last minute repent. On the list of things that the RCC says are uber-bad, suicide is about the top of the list.

  • Todd

    Christian Love® at its finest.

    • David Walker

      See? This is what happens when you have to limit yourself to sex with boys.

  • Pollos Hermanos
    • Earl

      Don’t encourage them.

    • Cuberly

      “TEETH!”

  • John Ruff

    More domestic terrorism brought to you by Catholics

    • Mrs. Councillor Nugent

      They’ve had lots of practice

      • CottonBlimp

        The vatican still has a fresco on the walls celebrating the Massacre of St Bartholomew.

      • neil allen

        Lord god of child rape taught them well

    • Dick518

      Yup, right wing christian terrorists!

    • Librarykid

      Émile Zola — ‘Civilization will not attain to its perfection until the last stone from the last church falls on the last priest.’

  • JDS
  • Rick

    Yeah, that’s HILARIOUS. Oh, my sides. Thanks so much for your moral instruction, Father Pizza.

  • John

    A perfect representative of a true Catholic. Filled with hate and fear.

    • Oh’behr

      You forgot the guilt and shame.

  • Todd20036

    At this point, this does not even shock or surprise me in the least.

    Still repulses me, but given how low my opinion of the Catholic church already is, it really doesn’t change my mind about anything religious-related.

  • AtticusP

    Sure looks like Phil made the wrong career choice.

  • JT

    Pizzo may get a little blowback from the church hierarchy over this because he’s recommending what the Catholic church considers a grievous sin. Perhaps he’ll even be called out for the worthless scum he is.

    • Uncle Mark

      It’s possible, but I wouldn’t hold my breath. The Catholic Church has a real shortage of priests (due to that whole abstinence and coupled with that no priestesses thang.). I’m afraid we would have to find dead hookers dressed up like nuns in his closet before the church would consider dismissing him.

      • olandp

        Like you think that would matter. Dead hooker, live boy, meh.

      • Nowhereman

        But if it was a live boy in his closet==Pffft. No biggee.

    • TampaDink

      I hope that you are right, JT, but if he does get called out it won’t be due to his horribly partisan political comments, it will be due to the negative publicity.

  • 2patricius2

    Piss on you Pizzo.

    It’s time for his forced retirement. The idea of a patron of a largely immigrant parish (much less any parish) posting such a thing is unconscionable.

    • zhera

      Pizzo… well of course he’s a trumPee fan!

      • David Walker

        Maybe he was “just following orders.”

    • Uncle Mark

      I have to wonder how many of his immigrant parishioners are Hispanic…y’know the ones that Trump is building a wall against?

  • bsinps

    Flying leap off the nearest building, the pastor like he’s part of ISL

  • Earl

    An authoritarian priest. I’m sure he’ll be great leading the Holy Warriors in the upcoming 21st Century Crusade! And you thought we didn’t do that shit no more?

    Maybe the idea of intelligent life on Earth is the real lie.

  • Lazycrockett

    Adds name to Arya Stark’s list.

  • Butch

    Gee, and to think I left – or as my parents would have put it, “fell away from” – the church. Who could explain that?

  • Uncle Mark

    Wow…a Catholic pastor advocating that a large group of people commit a mortal sin, and then dismissing it later as a “joke.” Saying ‘It’s okay; I help lots of people bent on suicide,’ does not make it better in any way !! In fact, I’m inclined to believe that he never took anyone bent on suicide seriously, if indeed he did counsel them.

    Come back next week to hear his comedic stylings on pedophilia !!

    Trump keeps bringing out the worst in the worst people.

    • David Walker

      It’s a gift.

    • Bomer

      Well in the Catholic Church the worst isn’t buried all that deep.

  • Djurisk

    You, first.

  • zhera

    Bet he calls himself ‘pro-life’.

    “Funny.” You know what would be funny? Eradicating the catholic church, roman or otherwise.

    • Bomer

      So many Christians, so few lions.

  • BrandySpears

    You can leave him a message at (718) 849-4048

  • Paula
    • safari
      • William

        How lovely, it has a corpse gate! The author went with the less ghoulish word “lychgate”.

        • Uncle Mark

          Bummer. The “bone yard” doesn’t mean what I hoped it meant.
          Would it be wrong to put the big screen on the altar?

          • William

            In many American homes, the Big Screen TV is the altar.

        • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

          Nobody knows what a lich is these days.

      • Paula

        The neighbors are quiet.

        • safari

          I still think I’d probably talk to them while gardening. I don’t imagine they’d have much to offer in return.

          • Paula

            I would so do that, too! I would also ask them to guard the house when we were away.

        • William

          When the time comes, the buyer can just relocate to the yard.

          • Paula

            That’s certainly a win- win.

    • Jean-Marc in Canada

      Hell, do it for sanity.

    • Stogiebear

      If only Kinkeade were still alive to capture that lighting on canvas.

      • Paula

        That would be a charming painting. Maybe he could add warm glow of the fire reflecting off the headstones?

        • david fairfield

          It is, from the other side…

      • Librarykid

        Yes, because as someone said, the only windows that glowed like the ones in his paintings were seconds away from exploding from the heat and gases from the fire trapped behind them.

      • neil allen

        The Catholic church is the largest organized child rape crime syndicate in US history, now they are telling people to commit suicide.

        If you want to choose Saint Pedophile and Saint Suicide as your personal saviors, this is the place to be.

        Misfit pedophile freaks.

        • david fairfield

          This isn’t new. They’ve been telling people to commit suicide all along. The highest suicide rate among gay youth can be traced back to catholicism. So, nothing new here.

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    • Supercubby

      It was a joke! I have helped many people over the years!

    • Bomer

      I’ve got matches and a lighter😉

      • Paula

        Those century old buildings are made of very dry wood.

        • Bomer

          😁.😈😈😈😈😁😁

    • david fairfield

      I see a penis.

  • rusty57

    Still, I’m pretty sure god isn’t happy with one of his spokes models urging his people to “take a flying leap off the nearest building’. It would cut into the revenue stream.
    http://www.catholicdigest.com/articles/faith/knowledge/2007/04-01/do-people-who-commit-suicide-go-to-hell

  • DumbHairyApe

    The Vatican should fire his ass.

  • That_Looks_Delicious

    He’s in big trouble. Traditionally, the one sin that would get you banned from a burial in a Catholic cemetery was suicide. I’ve long ago lost touch, so I’m not sure if they still enforce that rule, but, he’s in BIG trouble.

  • Rex

    Please explain exactly what “Pro-Life” means to you?

  • Lumpy Gaga

    Delete your diocese.

  • Michael R

    Off topic again :

    On Wednesday, Reuters reported (in great detail) how 19.5% of Rosneft, Russia’s state oil company, has been sold to parties unknown. This was done through a dizzying array of shell companies, so that the most that can be said with certainty now is that the money “paying” for it was originally loaned out to the shell layers by VTB (the government’s official bank), even though it’s highly unclear who, if anyone, would be paying that loan back; and the recipients have been traced as far as some Cayman Islands shell companies.

    http://www.dailykos.com/stories/1627621

    • Nowhereman

      I’m guessing that Exxon is sitting pretty right now, just waiting for those pesky sanctions to be lifted. It’s just wonderful to finally have a transparent administration with no conflicts of interest…. (snark)

      • Michael R

        The timing of this is just absurd .

        • Nowhereman

          Absurd, and obvious as hell. He’s hoping all the bullshit will detract from what is really going on.

  • Rex

    Jesus must be so proud.

  • Macbill

    How very Catholic of him. White Jesus would be so proud.

  • Stephen Elliot Phillips

    the church turned a blind eye to the massacre of millions in europe. Before that the church killed millions in europe.
    pedophile, money hoarding scum.

    • Stephen Elliot Phillips

      Oh sorry I completely forgot the millions the church killed or condoned the murder of in central and south america and spanish controlled asia.

      • GayOldLady

        And don’t forget the generations of women, who died premature deaths and lived in poverty and difficult circumstances because they were FORCED to have many, many children, under penalty of eternal damnation. The RCC hates women and proves it every time it opines on any subject that effects the lives of women. Not even 1 woman in the RCC Hierarchy. And Pope Frank just told all of catholicdom, it ain’t never gonna happen. No woman will ever be in RCC Hierarchy because no woman can become a priest.

        • Librarykid

          They don’t hate the Blessed Mother Ever Virgin, although she is more of a myth than a woman.

          • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

            When your primary female model is that of a virgin mother, you got problems right there.

      • David Walker

        We learn by doing.

    • Nowhereman

      I believe they actually collaborated with the Nazis.

      • Stephen Elliot Phillips

        blind eye=collaboration.

      • David Walker

        Yup. And then pretty much got their asses beat. Wonder why trusting a nut job dictator would be a stupid thing to do.

        • William

          Nazi gold spends just as easily as any other gold.

          • Librarykid

            Beautiful! Your brilliance shines like gold.

    • Librarykid

      Religion is our name; corruption is our game.

  • bdsmjack

    Stop it. You’re hilarious. Someone dial 911, I’m dying.

    • Jay George

      Need to see your insurance card first.

  • Lumpy Gaga

    #JumponaTreadmillonceinawhile

  • Ragnar Lothbrok

    I’m sure he would be a good candidate for trumps advisory council.

    • safari

      Secretary of Mental Health and Aging.

  • ByronK

    He seems nice.

  • Lazycrockett
    • safari

      Unified Front.

      • Xiao Ai

        You forgot the word “Storm”.

    • Boreal

      Pottery Barn rule: If you break it, blame Obama.

  • William

    Shouldn’t he be out raping little boys?

    • DumbHairyApe

      OH, I’m sure that’s on his “to do” list.

      • Xiao Ai

        …ne. As in, “to done” list.

        • David Walker

          I think it’s on his on-going list.

  • IamM

    If only there was some way for an organization to distance themselves from the opinions of an employee. /s

  • olandp

    The Catholic Church does not “promote” child rape either, but here we are.

    THE CATHOLIC CHURCH HAS NO MORAL AUTHORITY. NONE.

  • madknits

    We will know they are Christians by their love.
    And if he likes Italian insults so much, here’s one for him: testa di cazzolinissimo.

  • Boreal

    ‘And you shall know them by their love.’*

    *Restrictions apply

    • Stephen Elliot Phillips

      **Do dont take their love if you are pregnant, homosexual, poor or on a statin***

    • Adam Schmidt

      Not to mention that per Catholic doctrine, suicides are automatically consigned to hell. So he’s not just telling Trump protesters to commit suicide but he’s doing so with the intention that they will be tortured for eternity.

      That’s some real Christian love there.

      • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

        And guess where he’ll wind up now? (hint: not Heaven, but it starts with an H)

  • Hryflex

    Is he talking about the same Donald Trump who told the Pope to STFU?

  • Mike C

    Somebody’s been hitting the sacramental whiskey hard.

    • JDS

      A line from Drop Dead Gorgeous: “Sometimes the sacramental wine is just to tempting, that’s why we lutherans use kool-aid for the blood of christ”.

  • Nowhereman

    What an asshole. He’s one of the many poster children for the separation of church and state.

  • Jean-Marc in Canada
    • djcoastermark

      Will it fall upon deaf ears ?

      • Jean-Marc in Canada

        Probably

      • David Walker

        What?

    • Acronym Jim

      Anti-Trump congregants!

    • Uncle Mark

      Tell them he just endangered their tax-exempt status. That will get the Vatican moving.

    • David Walker

      It is with regret that His Holiness does not have time to reply to your question. His Generousness has asked me to answer you question in his stead, since I was once a pope now living in a grander-than-god palace. The matter needs to be dealt with locally, as do most matters. K?
      Pope Ratzinger

      • ChrisMorley

        ‘Locally’ is Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of NY, but he seems to be blithely ignoring this surprising departure from the Catechism.
        https://archny.org/news-press-releases

    • JCF

      This.

  • Bill

    ..And in a medical breakthrough, doctors have now discovered a way to identify the mentally ill.

    They’ll be the ones sitting in the pews on Sunday mornings,

    • Boreal

      and running the country.

  • Natty Enquirer

    I never have high hopes for a man who takes people’s money in exchange for helping them believe a fake reality.

  • jsmukg
  • Nic Peterson

    Dear Frank,

    One of your employees has gone rogue. Might be a good idea to send this one out to pasture as some of us think your organization needs to be taxed due to all of the political speech that is happening. Do you get what I am trying to tell you?

    Sincerely,

    Another Recovering Catholic

  • Uncle Mark

    Didn’t someone just endanger their tax-exempt status?

    • DumbHairyApe

      Well, he definitely exempted himself from consideration as a decent human being.

    • William

      It’s okay, as long as the church supports rethuglicans.

  • Cuberly
    • Acronym Jim

      The video always makes me laugh.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50BiGmGhgWE

      • Ben in Oakland

        What on earth?

        • Derrick Johns

          I’m with you, Ben. It was funny, but I don’t what the hell I saw.

          • Ben in Oakland

            I’m not sure it was even funny.

      • Todd20036

        I’ve no idea what is going on… but I LIKE IT

      • Cuberly

        It is rather trippy…

      • djcoastermark

        How interesting. What church is that again?

        • Acronym Jim

          I don’t know. How old is the video? Church of Elvis?

      • Oh’behr

        That looks like it would hurt. Yet to each their own.

  • edrex

    glad to see the message of Jesus Christ is alive and well in this one.

  • GayOldLady

    Pathetic!

  • Andymac3

    “The pastor of a pedophile enabling Catholic church” There, fixed it for you.
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/cae20d576b96827f43a23b5d8ce13116c0eee53bf5bd8979b9a3454594f80471.jpg

  • Ninja0980

    Another reason I left the Catholic Church in high school and never looked back.

  • aar9n

    Religion. Am I right or what

  • Dot Beech

    The way I read that ugly read graphic, it says, “Throw Donald from the top of Trump Tower.”

    The first time in years I’ve agreed with a Catholic priest!

  • Xiao Ai

    He’ll be called home some day. And by home I mean the Vatican. And by called I mean, boy rapist.

  • Matthew Delemos

    Trying to get some hate in before heart disease claims you, Pizzo?

  • Friday

    So the Catholic Church employs scumbags for fascism telling anyone who wants to stand up even for themselves against Drumph to kill themselves. What ‘Moral Values.’

  • T-Batwoman

    Ahhhh, religion…….

    • gaymex1

      Get back to relaxing. We’ll watch the rightwing for you while you take in the sun.

  • Ernest Endevor

    What we need now is more assholes since we don’t already have enough.

  • dcurlee

    Maybe he should lead by example….asshole

  • William

    “After you, Father.”

  • Martin

    Did he include a special dispensation?

  • Kelly Lape

    (Un)Civil War is our only option left.

  • Thorn Spike

    Shouldn’t someone be losing their tax-exempt status?

    • David Walker

      Not from THIS “administration.”

  • grada3784

    Stupid ass priest. Undoubtedly going thru altar boy withdrawal.

  • grada3784

    Gang, it was just a typical unfunny conservative joke.

    • Friday

      “Just sacristy talk.”

  • Stev84

    I’d expect nothing else from the Catholic Church. It’s always been a vile hate cult

  • Joe Smith

    I await a denouncement of his outrageous statements fron Cardinal Dolan and Pope Francis……

    …crickets…crickets…crickets…crickets…crickets….

  • CB

    From the people who brought you The Inquisition. Love, light and following Christ’s teaching. I loathe the catholic church from the depth of my being. This hateful, child-molesting, money grubbing group of selfish cynics is anathema to any real human.

  • thatotherjean

    There’s a priest who needs to get a smack upside the head by his bishop, a nasty letter from the Pope, and an order to apologize to his congregation. A Catholic priest suggesting that anyone commit suicide is anything but funny.

  • JaniceInToronto

    He just oozes Christian love, eh?

  • andrew

    “after he celebrated Sunday Mass” he “joked” about suicide. No comment needed. That says it all.

  • David in Tucson

    What a contemptible excuse for a human being.

  • FAEN

    Oh look, more Christian love. 🙄

  • Philly Mike

    People CALM DOWN!
    It is NOT suicide it is “self rapture” so nothing to see here.

    • Tor

      But Catholics don’t rapture.

      • Philly Mike

        no but they diddle little children

        • Tor

          Yes, unfortunately.

      • William

        What, you mean we’re stuck here with them?

        • Tor

          Maybe they will, but they won’t admit it.

  • gaymex1

    I once worked on a suicide prevention hotline…hahahahahahaha.
    Fuck you, Pizzo. You are an inhumane pizzo shit.

    • david fairfield

      I see what you did there.

    • TuuxKabin

      With rotten sausage.

  • Derrick Johns

    You ever see one of those movies where a Catholic priest was actually a Satanic priest? That’s what Rizzo reminds me of. Stealing souls and leading his flock to an eternity of fire and brimstone.
    Oh, Lord, ya’ got me preaching now.

  • Vinny DeFeo

    Hey, Francis! Handle this.

    • Pat

      Heh, I forwarded the original article to @Pontifex. Won’t do anything, but it made me feel better.

  • david fairfield

    I’d suggest that the pope have him removed but who is he to judge.

    Another example of religious crossover into politics while taking advantage of tax breaks that are contingent on NOT crossing over into politics. So sick of it, but resigned that it won’t change in my lifetime.

    • Natty Enquirer

      501(c)(3) does not prohibit all political activity. It forbids involvement in campaigns for political candidates.

      • david fairfield

        Using a candidates name or singling out by saying “the president” constitutes political activity, does it not? Even still, we saw several examples of different tax exempt churches campaigning for Trump. They crossed the line and absolutely not a peep was uttered about it…

  • Pat Padrnos

    I think he is still trying to make it as a stand-up comedian. This type of comment is sick – no way is it funny.

  • I know a lot of priests, and the most probable explanation for why Pastor Pizzo behaved the way he did is that he was drunk. Or a second runner-up explanation is that he is having a “nervous breakdown”. Or possibly living a life based on bullshit is just catching up with him. A lot of priests his age begin to realize that their best friend never existed. Though he could just be an asshole. Or any combination of the above. Or all of them. Or dementia. Conservatives get that a lot from not exercising their brains.

    • Pat

      Hmmm, that’s a lot of choices, but as an ex-flock member I’ll just cut to the chase and say high probability of being drunk & an asshole.

    • Bomer

      As an ex-catholic and alter sever I met more than a few priests and I can honestly say none of them lived up to the job description.

  • TexasBoy

    So, if his viewa are not the views of the church why is he still a priest? Religious institutions have fired people for less.

  • No More GOP.

    Yeah, he really makes me want to run out and become Catholic…

  • NancyP

    DTMFA. Defrock the M-F already.

  • Halou

    Religious extremist shares a depiction of their opponents flying off the edge of a tall building. Now where have we seen that before?

  • Marti386

    Can Mad Men sue him for using their graphic?

    • Schlukitz

      While it looks similar in content, it is not the same graphic.

  • TK

    Another fine spokesman for God, religion and the loving, forgiving Catholic church. I’m sure white Jeebus agrees with him. I think he should take the first jump – just as a trial run.

  • unsavedheathen

    If it all weren’t a fantasy, isn’t he promoting a mortal sin that would condemn any takers to eternal damnation?

    • thatotherjean

      Yes.

  • It wasn’t funny, Father. Apologize, admit you made a terrible mistake as a Catholic priest to even try to joke about committing the mortal sin of suicide…and I’d like to suggest as your penance you spend a week of evenings volunteering at a suicide prevention hotline. We will ask them to refer to you specifically those calls coming from people who are terrified and despondent about what will happen to them, oh, like when the ACA is repealed and they’ll die due to lack of healthcare. Or an immigrant family, legally here in the U.S., now with a loved one stuck overseas, possibly for good. Or the young people being bullied and taunted and harassed by others who now claim that the election of Trump means they, the bullies, now have permission to behave like monsters.

    Then maybe you’ll understand why you should not have been promoting the life, lifestyle, and character as a role model for a man who epitomizes the seven deadly sins and has lived them his entire life.

    • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

      Sadly, ‘stupid’ isn’t a mortal sin, or God would be guilty of making it.

  • Pat

    Bet he’s pro-life, too.

  • Rick Barrett-Olson

    Asshole.

  • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

    It’s always real funny, innit. People in NYC should turn out to disgrace this asshole gawdswoggler.

    Now everybody laugh because this is FUNNY. /S

    http://www.foxcrawl.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Richard-Drew-Falling-Man-WTC.jpg

  • TuuxKabin

    Calling the parish to leave a message for Fr. Rizzo.

    Address: 94-40 118th St, South Richmond Hill, NY 11419
    Phone: (718) 849-4048

    [email protected]

    [email protected]

    • Max_1

      TYVM

      • TuuxKabin

        At your service! Anytime.

    • TuuxKabin

      his reply to may email:

      The following has been posted on Fr Pizzo’s Facebook page:
      I apologize for the hurt that I have caused over a Facebook post. I never intended it to get this kind of reaction and I regret posting it. I have been a priest for 40 years and my goal has always been to bring Christ to the people. I am prolife and any reference to suicide is contrary to my beliefs, therefore, making my post completely inappropriate. Again, please accept my sincerest apology.

      From: voolf61 [mailto:[email protected]]
      Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 2:29 PM
      To: [email protected]
      Subject: #JumpAgainstTrump

      Fly flying monkeys, comment commentater tots!

      • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

        I got the same message via email. He’s sorry. He’s so sorry. He’s not like that, he’s sorry.

        Yeah, he’s sorry alright. But not as sorry as he’s gonna be when he finds the gates of Heaven are closed to him.

      • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

        Fly, my uglies, fly!

  • James

    Priest urges others to commit sins. Nothing to see here.

  • Superman

    Violence breeds violence, and even a stupid priest like this must appreciate that you reap what you sow.

  • planetwingnuttia

    https://www.facebook.com/philip.pizzo?lst=1321162754%3A1176041451%3A1485890687 hmmmm his facebook must be on lock down cause i was about to tell him about himself.

  • Galvestonian

    This was a Catholic Church ???

  • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

    I got some boilerplate apology that somehow I suspect is insincere.

    Ah well, see you in Hell, Pizzo. I’ll be the one with the pitchfork.

    • TuuxKabin

      ditto. and, uh, not for nothing, but . . . shoes? wha’ kind?

      • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

        fine Italian ones. Can’t you read? 😉

        • TuuxKabin

          Now that I’ve wiped the fine Italian wine off the screen, yes, I see.

          • dagobarbz, fine Italian shoes

            Got fava beans to go with that nice Chianti? 🙂

          • TuuxKabin

            Got the favas, the wine is Sangiovese.

  • Xuuths

    Um, no. This is bad advice, and the priest should resign.

  • Steve Morrison

    I can only hope someone pushes him off a tall building.

  • Tempus Fuggit

    A spokesman for Rizzo’s diocese says his meme “does not, in any way, reflect the view of the church.”

    …and so while there’s no cause for alarm, there’s certainly no room for complacency going forward.

  • rextrek1

    ahh to be an Atheist these days…….makes me laugh of these blatant Hypocritical assholes

  • fuzzybits

    From the asshole who looks like he’s committing slow suicide by big mac.

  • neil allen

    As if it isn’t bad enough that the Catholic church is the largest organized child rape crime syndicate in US history, now they are telling people to commit suicide.

    If you want to choose Saint Pedophile and Saint Suicide as your personal saviors, this is the place to be.

  • Cosmo Tupper

    If there only were a god and h3ll!

    • Gianni

      If there was a hell, we could be damned sure that it would be filled to the brim with God’s most devoted, dedicated, and humble (?) servants.

  • Robert Anthony

    You first pus sack!

  • NJGUY

    That guy in Newark, New Jersey punched the wrong priest.

  • Gianni

    “I do not promote suicide,’’ Pizzo insisted.” I’ll take him at his word. He’s not promoting it by paying anyone or advertising for people to kill themselves. He’s merely suggesting it as a helpful remedy for those stupid parishioners who think our President is not really the right person for the position. I have to wonder how many of his congregation he actually hates for having feelings different than his.

  • Brian in Valdosta

    Perhaps he could demonstrate what he means for all of us …

    • Robert Conner

      You first, “father.”

  • catherinecc

    Just like the Catholic priest who told me that suicide would be a better option than transitioning.

    Funny how they’re all “pro life” until it suits their causes.

  • bmoore4026

    Another “Christian” who has sided with the Anti-Christ.

    Little sheep, keep away, for the shepherd is hungry for lamb.

  • orion dumptee

    jeeese, hes huge…he makes the “Hindenburg” look like a basketball….

  • Stubenville

    Committing suicide is a mortal sin. I believe urging someone to commit suicide is a mortal sin as well. You are unfit to be a priest.

    • Robert Conner

      Actually he’s perfect for the priesthood. He’s an asshole.

  • Steven B

    Meanwhile, back on the home front, your infallible spiritual and religious leader is calling Trump a hypocrite for not accepting refugees. Not to mention that one of the long standing tenets of the church you represents clearly forbids suicide. Yeah. So there’s that.

  • ceeenbee

    “Pizzo, 67, told The Post on Monday that he just thought the “Jump Against Trump’’ meme was “funny.””

    Yes! Hysterical, isn’t it? https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/466d7ebf495f809018c22ce1f164a1d812b9950e5ee2b157a7b18a12e38a256f.jpg

  • JCF

    “A spokesman for Rizzo’s diocese says his meme “does not, in any way, reflect the view of the church.”

    So you’ll shitcan him, the way you would if said/did anything at all LGBT-positive, amirite? Right?

    {crickets}

  • SnowFlake

    he stepped away from the buffet long enough to notice protester? I highly doubt that

  • Robert Conner

    So why didn’t this repulsive son of immigrants take a flying fuck off a building to protest Barak Obama? Guess he has the same do-as-I-say lack of conviction of most Catholics.

  • greenmanTN

    “I’m not really an asshole, I just play one in front of my congregation.”

  • What sadistic sicko. Not promoting suicide? Then what is it promoting? Oh right … this is another one of those times when conservatives change words and their entire meaning for their own bias. Or as they call it these days “alternative facts”. So I guess the meme he’s using promotes alternative suicide?

    So glad I’m not longer Catholic.

  • What can you expect from a child rapist.

  • RJ Bone

    A religious leader encouraging people to break a commandment? Seems like I read that the penalty involves millstones and water… Now where was that…

  • Yet more proof that ourTrumpwellian nightmare is someone’s solipsistic dream:

    Just look at the meaning of this priest’s name!

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pizzo_(extortion)

  • Orly

    You first “pastor”.