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Pope Benedict Has Resigned - effective 28 Feb

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#61    Jeremiah65

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 09:56 PM

Ha...how's this for a titty twister!

Apparently someone is either very angry or very happy at the days announcement!

Yes, this happened after the announcement of the resignation...

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http://www.repubblic...olo-52433445/#1

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"The image of the day is Alessandro Di Meo, photographer agency Ansa. The photographer was able to capture a lightning strike on the dome of St. Peter on the day the announcement of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI."

Sure, it's possible it's faked, but others on another website have been researching it and ...so far...appears to be legit in the timing.  Not that it's a huge deal, lightning hits the basilica all the time...but the timing put some folks into a frenzy.

Signs...omens...portents....

Nah...just kidding...

Edited by Jeremiah65, 11 February 2013 - 09:57 PM.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 10:05 PM

 Jeremiah65, on 11 February 2013 - 09:56 PM, said:

Ha...how's this for a titty twister!

Apparently someone is either very angry or very happy at the days announcement!

Yes, this happened after the announcement of the resignation...

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http://www.repubblic...olo-52433445/#1

Translation of picture text...

"The image of the day is Alessandro Di Meo, photographer agency Ansa. The photographer was able to capture a lightning strike on the dome of St. Peter on the day the announcement of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI."

Sure, it's possible it's faked, but others on another website have been researching it and ...so far...appears to be legit in the timing.  Not that it's a huge deal, lightning hits the basilica all the time...but the timing put some folks into a frenzy.

Signs...omens...portents....

Nah...just kidding...
It was the Aliens taking the Pope aboard their ship ;)

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 11:37 PM

He stepped down because Aliens probed him to see if he was holey... it was a revelation.


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Posted 11 February 2013 - 11:47 PM

Maybe the Vatican should nominate Popes that are young (30's to 50's) since they would have more stamina and be in better health.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 12:39 AM

I saw this posted on Face book ..

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Another contender... 2 1/2 Amen  ....

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:00 AM

 libstaK, on 11 February 2013 - 10:05 PM, said:

It was the Aliens taking the Pope aboard their ship ;)

No I think it was Captain Marvel inside the vatican saying...SHAZAM

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can make you narrow minded to all possibilities no matter how unconventional.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 03:20 AM

Benedict XVI was the first pope to resign in 598 years (the last pope resignation occurred in 1415) and the first from Germany since the 11th century. His resignation is for health reasons, nothing conspiratoral or scandalous made him decide to leave the pulpit. I find him to be a wonderful man who's time has come for retirement.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 03:32 AM

 Lilly, on 11 February 2013 - 11:58 AM, said:

Just curious, did he offer a reason for his resignation?

No.  But George Lucas did... he needs him back to film another Star Wars film.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 05:16 AM

 libstaK, on 11 February 2013 - 09:38 PM, said:

Thank you very much :tu:

Yep, they definitely need to steer clear of that Peter Turkson, could you imagine the ruckus from the flock?

I think they should choose Keith O'Brien - and they should let him keep his real name - Pope Keith. :w00t:

As for the dove, they have been showing footage all over CNN of the time he released a dove of peace (or pigeon?) and the poor confused bird did an about face mid air and started butting itself against the wall next to the Pope's balcony.  Wonder what omen that was?  The outside world has become too evil for a dove of peace to fly into and it would rather hide in the Vatican? Anyway it was hilarious, apart from feeling a little sorry for the dove.

He released a dove of peace?He best be glad dick cheney wasnt around or neither him or the bird would have made it to his retirement hahaha

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 05:34 AM

Odds on favourites, the next Pope might be Canadian. Personally I hope for an African Pope.

Edit: Hopefully, one that will join Catholicism to the 21st Century.

Edited by Likely Guy, 12 February 2013 - 05:38 AM.


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Posted 12 February 2013 - 06:42 AM

Pope Benedict was 78 when he was instituted into his station as Pope.  He was always going to be just a caretaker Pope for whatever length of time.  Though I was surprised when I saw the newspaper headlines today.  I hadn't heard about it until I saw the front-page this morning.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:40 AM

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:43 AM

The guy is a dope.  The perfect globalist puppet.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:35 AM

Although I've been disappointed at how reactionary the last two popes have been, taking the church backward, I am still hopeful.


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Posted 12 February 2013 - 09:10 AM

 Frank Merton, on 12 February 2013 - 08:35 AM, said:

Although I've been disappointed at how reactionary the last two popes have been, taking the church backward, I am still hopeful.
the last two? I thought John Paul II was reputed to have made some effort to build bridges with other faiths. Anyway, Popes are supposed to be conservative, aren't they, they are after all supposed to represent an unbroken line going back to St Peter.

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