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Pope "One cannot make war (or) kill in the name of one's own religion,"

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  1. Lead /Led/ like an old Nellie Platinum Member

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    http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/14/asia/philippines-pope-francis-visit/index.html

    I'm sure the war room will handle this well
     
  2. jeffk Brown Belt

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    I only heard this on a quick report on the radio and don't have time to read the article.

    Is he saying it is morally wrong to poke fun at religion or does he think it should be illegal?

    If he is saying it is not a nice thing to do that is one thing. If he thinks it should be illegal, he doesn't believe in the First Amendment - which he may not since it is US thing.
     
  3. phoenixikki Black Belt

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    Freedom of speech is not a US thing.
     
  5. PAPERCLIP30 Silver Belt

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    That's not what the bible says.


    Gee I'm torn here.
     
  6. LucasWithLidOff Banned Banned

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    Not if you're muslim.
     
  7. My Spot Marlins 2 titles, Atlanta Braves 1. LMAO!!!

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  8. PAPERCLIP30 Silver Belt

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    Bro haven't you heard? America invented freedom and we're the only country that has it.
     
  9. Luger Rabbi of Platinum Nation Banned

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    But letting pedos run around freely is something that can be connected with the catholic church/churches.

    Anyone seen "Deliver Us from Evil"?




    He was a pedo and the church just sent him around, when the cases became known.
    Never did a thing about it and he just kept on going.

    Ruined so many lives, all because of the silly belief of doing something bad and being forgiven by god, with no consequences.
     
  10. MeatheadMike Brown Belt

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    The article didn't go into detail. It did say he claimed free speech should have its limits, but he may have just been trying not to upset either side.
     
  11. Gametheory Brown Belt

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    Who cares what this bum says...
     
  12. Zankou Bringing peace and love Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    If 2000 years of previous popes were wrong about this key issue, why aren't they wrong about everything else?

    Protip: They were.
     
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  14. James Keith Silver Belt

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    he should call for a "crusade" against religious violence.
     
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    It does feel sometimes like many American's think that. I can't really expect that much from a country that has not fully embraced the wonderfulness of Tim Horton's though.:icon_lol:
     
  16. LucasWithLidOff Banned Banned

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    Have you ever been to a catholic church? Most of the people there are geriatrics.
     
  17. BearGrounds A great many scalps.

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    Well, if the world must endure these Vaticanos, at least, for now, they're preaching some non-destructive shit.
     
  18. Cubo de Sangre President of the War Room

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    When religion is being interjected into society's legal framework I'd say that's a great time to belittle it. In America that seems to happen frequently.
     
  19. jeffk Brown Belt

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    The extent of free speech that is provided under the First Amendment is a US thing.
     
  20. Possum Jenkins Great Replacement Belt

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    There may be no one in the WR that lambastes the idiotic notion of "American exceptionalism" more than me.

    BUT...

    This is one case where the US really does lead the world in something good. No country protects freedom of speech quite like the US. Other developed countries are still wrestling with dumbass libel and slander laws. They jail people for "hate speech" and other nonsense.

    Of course there's still a lot of work to be done, but we actually do lead the world in this.
     

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