by Anura Guruge
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I even Googled to see whether this, ‘all photo op, NO ACTION‘ pope, Argentinian through-and-through by birth, even admitted to praying that Argentina would avoid this painful default. Nothing. Nada. Not that the pope’s prayers do anything! That we now know. So maybe, thank God, he has worked out that he shouldn’t go around bandying that he prayed for this and prayed for that because his prayers are totally and utterly useless. IF you don’t believe me check the news to see what is happening in Gaza.
Even if his prayers are useless the pope, if he was a man of conviction, commitment and action, can — and should — help his native Argentina. The pope, unilateral, without the need for any approval and with NO oversight, has access to BILLIONS of DOLLARS worth of assets. He should pour some of these Billions into Argentina. John Paul II (#265), who was ‘action man’, had no compunctions about channeling millions to Lech Wałęsa in Poland to help his cause. Yes, Francis is NO John Paul II. Francis isn’t even a John Paul I (#264). Francis is but the Sarah Palin at the Vatican — just a photo-op Pope.
Do you get a feeling that I may be slightly mad at this pope. Maybe. I am still smarting over his ‘One in 50’ paedophile claim two weeks ago. Oh, do NOT get me wrong. I believe him. I am even willing to believe his allegation that, per that ‘One in 50’ we have 5 (yes, 5) paedophile cardinals poncing around. My anger is that it is ALWAYS all words. Has he defrocked a single cardinal, archbishop, bishop, monsignor or priest. Nada. He just walks around fingering his cross. All this said, I like him. He does appear to be somewhat genuine. It is just that he doesn’t do anything. He seems to think that he has no power when he has so much power that it must give poor Putin nightmares of envy — on a grand scale.
Francis PLEASE do something. Do anything. But prove that you are a man and not some ghostly hologram that floats around looking for photo-ops.