by Anura Guruge
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YES, YES, YES.
This pope does get somethings so very right. Love it. Way to GO Pope. Well done. THANK YOU. Bravo. Kudos. God will bless you for this though I am still confused as to what God and Pius XII were up to during WW II — when the Germans were pulverizing Liverpool. No matter. This is a small BUT significant victory.
About bloody time. Popes poncing about in $100K top of the line Mercedes Benzes always aggravated me — and not just because they were driving dreaded, bloody German cars. Popes should NOT flaunt their considerable wealth when there are so, so many POOR CATHOLICS.
This pope understands that. Yes, I am, of course, as is my wont, critical of him when he does crazy things like letting disgraced Keith “the groper” O’Brien keep his cardinal title or when he was wearing the jewel studded gold pallium pins. But, deep down I like this pope. Plus remember and do NOT forget that I am the ONLY person that had this pope, by name, in a book published 2 years ahead of his election, as a possible pope.
This pope has the right idea about 85% of the stuff that he has to deal with. He is, however, wrong on climate control. But this is good.
The previous pope was not only German BUT was a Hitler Youth. I am NOT making that up. Go check it by Googling it. Or you can just read my October 17, 2011 post, in my 700,000 hit “Popes and Papacy” blog about Susan Sarandon calling Benedict a Nazi, not once BUT twice! So it was natural for him to feel comfortable in German cars.
South Korea does have Catholics. They even have two cardinals. So it is a Catholic country. So this is fair enough.