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Details Emerge On Papal Visit To DC

Via the Wall Street Journal: Pope Francis’ September address to Congress will be broadcast live on the west side of the U.S. Capitol building, so members of the public can watch in a setup similar to presidential inaugurations, House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) announced Wednesday. The pope is expected to deliver brief remarks to the public assembled outside the ...

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Sanjaya And Fantasia Both Eliminated In Third Round Of Vatican Idol

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Tweet Of The Day – Conclave Chimney

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Papal Conclave Begins

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Tweet Of The Day: Resigned Pope

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Taiwan Animators On The Pope

Nailed it.

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HomoQuotable – Andrew Sullivan

“The damage Benedict XVI has done to the Catholic Church and the papacy may be far from over. All I can say about yesterday’s developments is that they seem potentially disastrous and also indicative to me of something truly weird going on underneath all of this. Benedict’s handsome male companion will continue to live with him, while working for the ...

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Pope: The Lord Snoozed On Me

“There were moments of joy and light but also moments that were not easy. There were moments, as there were throughout the history of the Church, when the seas were rough and the wind blew against us and it seemed that the Lord was sleeping. I took this step in the full knowledge of its gravity and rarity but with ...

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The Pope Waves Goodbye Behind His Bullet-Proof Shield From God’s Wrath

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Pope Uses Final Tweet To Express Pity For Anybody Who Isn’t A Christian

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Cardinal Roger Mahony: Stop Condemning Me For Shielding Child Rapists

“I can’t recall a time such as now when people tend to be so judgmental and even self-righteous, so quick to accuse, judge and condemn.  And often with scant real facts and information.  Because of news broadcasts now 24/7 there is little or no fact checking; no in-depth analysis; no context or history given.  Rather, everything gets reported as ‘news’ regardless of the ...

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Catholic Vote Calls For Cardinal Mahony To Withdraw From Papal Conclave

Catholic Vote, where NOM’s “cultural affairs director” Thomas Peters occasionally blogs, today posted a call for pedophile-shielding Cardinal Roger Mahony to withdraw from the coming papal conclave.  The post notes the “credible accusations” made against British Cardinal Keith O’Brien, who yesterday resigned, and urges Mahony to follow O’Brien’s example. Tom Crowe writes: I’ll not get into the moral balancing act ...

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Ill Papa Wants Your Prayers

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Bill Donohue Vs Dan Savage

“Unable to mount a rational critique of Pope Benedict XVI, he [Dan Savage] settled for writing a headline that was almost as long as his ‘story.’ It reads, ‘That Motherf***ing Power-Hungry, Self-Aggrandized Bigot In the Stupid F***ing Hat Announces His Retirement.’ Savage has a long history of trashing Catholicism, and he not only does it with impunity, he is rewarded ...

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Gambling On The Next Pope

Above are the current odds on Intrade. Tim Dolan is way down the list at 2.1%.

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Italian Newspaper Claims Pope Resigned Due To Influence By “Gay Lobby”

According to an unsubstantiated claim by an Italian newspaper, the Pope resigned partially due to an internal Vatican report which warned that a “gay lobby” has an “inappropriate influence” on the daily workings of his office. The newspaper suggests that such was Benedict’s dismay when presented with the details of the report on December 17th that it hardened his long-meditated ...

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On Mahony’s Vote For The New Pope

A Catholic magazine is asking its Italian readers if scandal-ridden Cardinal Roger Mahony should be allowed to vote for the next pope. An influential Italian Catholic magazine asked its readers if Mahony should participate in the conclave. Famiglia Cristiana, one of Italy’s most-read magazines, featured the question on its website Monday asking readers: “Your opinion: Mahony in the conclave: Yes ...

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150,000 Attend Pope’s Final Public Mass

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Quote Of The Day – Bill Maher

“Hey Catholics, newsflash — if the Pope can quit, it’s OK for you to quit, too. As you all know, this week Pope Benedict told Vatican radio — you know Vatican radio, playing the hits from the 8th century, the 9th century and today — Benedict told them he was going to resign because the church needs a fresh young face somewhere ...

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Pope Betty Bowers The First

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