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The Pope Says Condoms Are Cool - If You're A Male Hooker!

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According to a new book-length interview, Light of the World: The Pope, the Church, and the Signs of the Times, Pope Benedict XVI says that he believes that the use of condoms can be justified - as long as you're a male prostitute and don't want to spread disease!

In the six-day interview with Peter Seewald, he said:

"There may be a basis in the case of some individuals, as perhaps when a male prostitute uses a condom, where this can be a first step in the direction of a moralization, a first assumption of responsibility. It's a first step in a movement toward a different way, a more human way of living sexuality."

It may seem kind of silly, but it's definitely a step in the right direction for the Roman Catholic Church!

Let's hope that this kind of tolerance is only expanded upon further!

What do U think?? Is progress being made??

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The Pope Speaks Out Against Same Sex Marriage (Again)

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Ha. What a surprise!

While in Spain on Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI criticized Spanish laws allowing gay marriage, easier access to abortions and faster divorces.

Benedict was on his way to inaugurate Barcelona's newest basilica, the Sagrada Familia, while 200 gay and lesbian protesters staged a "kiss in." And a few hundred women also showed up to protest their second-class status in the church and the Vatican's opposition to birth control.

He has spoken out several times in Spain because he feels that the country's stance on these social issues will determine the Vatican's influence in Europe.

Benedict added that families are built on the "indissoluble love of a man and a woman," and rallied against abortion adding that "the life of children (must) be defended as sacred and inviolable from the moment of their conception."


22-year-old nursing student Sergi Benavent said that he was participating in the demonstration to oppose those "who want to love in just one way. This is a peaceful demonstration that there are more ways of expressing one's love."

Truly inspirational.

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Susan Boyle Performs For The Pope!

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So wonderful! And she sounds fantastic!

Susan Boyle had a dream come true today, when she was invited to sing for the Pope while he conducted his open air mass in Scotland (above)!

The mass, which had 65,000 people in attendance, was conducted in Bellahouston Park in Glasgow, Scotland, and Boyle was on hand to perform her hit, I Dreamed A Dream, as well as Catholic hymns Make Me a Channel of Your Peace and How Great Thou Art!

She says:

"It's something I've always dreamed of, it's something I've always wanted to do, and here I am, finally getting the chance."


See, bb? Who needs to perform a stinky Lou Reed song when you get this kind of opportunity?!

Congratulations on achieving another dream of yours! We're thrilled for you, bb!

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SuBo To Sing For The Pope!

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Susan Boyle will perform for Pope Benedict XVI during his trip to Scotland next month.

She will sing three times at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow on September 16 including the hymn "How Great Thou Art" and of course, "I Dreamed A Dream." A choir will also accompany the performance.

She says:

"To be able to sing for the pope is a great honor and something I've always dreamed of — it's indescribable. I think the 16th of September will stand out in my memory as something I've always wanted to do. I've always wanted to sing for His Holiness and I can't really put into words my happiness that this wish has come true at last."

Congrats, SuBo!

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Dear Pope Benedict XVI, THIS Sucks!!

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We're not trying to offend anyone, but….

Wow! He really is a horrible monster, isn't he??

Pope Benedict XVI was in Fatima, Portugal today, and despite the disgusting amount of child abuse he let slide in the name of Jesus, he maintained his lovely stance to 400,000 thousand people that abortion and same-sex marriage are the most "insidious and dangerous" threats facing the world today!

According to the pope, all true Catholics must promote the "indissoluble marriage between a man and woman" because they "help respond to some of the most insidious and dangerous threats to the common good today, alongside numerous other forms of commitment, such initiatives represent essential elements in the building of the civilization of love."

Look around, douchebag, because there are far more serious threats in the world - or you know, in your own church! But we all know how much you love to avoid THAT subject!

So, in conclusion, Benedict, you can suck it!

Or would you like that too much?

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Group Plans To Charge Pope With Crimes Against Humanity For Part In Church Sex Scandal!

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Author and outspoken atheist, Richard Dawkins, has teamed with Christopher Hitchens and a group of lawyers who are determined to charge Pope Benedict XVI with crimes against humanity for his compliance in covering up sex abuse scandals in the Catholic Church!

He says:

"This is a man whose first instinct when his priests are caught with their pants down is to cover up the scandal and damn the young victims to silence."

So true. Absolutely disgusting.

He and his team believe that Benedict will not be able to use diplomatic immunity because he is not actually a head of state, at least by United Nations standards.

Wow. It will certainly be interesting to see how this all plays out.

What do U think?? Should the Pope face charges because of his past actions??

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The Vatican Comments On… The Beatles?

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Forget about priests abusing young children, The Vatican has bigger things to talk about, like The Beattles! Yes, really.

On the 40th anniversary of the group's break-up, The Vatican has forgiven The Beatles after publicly bashing them for their drug and crazed lifestyles.

The Vatican's newspaper L'Osservatore Romano stated in a front-page article:

"It's true they took drugs, lived life to excess because of their success, even said they were bigger than Jesus and put out mysterious messages, that were possibly even Satanic.

They may not have been the best example for the youth of the day but they were by no means the worse. Their beautiful melodies changed music and continue to give pleasure.

Thirteen albums changed the history of popular music and there is little else to add. The Beatles were the most famous and acclaimed band in the world."


Why "forgive" The Beatles now? Seriously?!?

This little publicity stunt won't make people forget about the real issue at hand.

People want to hear what's going to happen to those abusive clergy and what exactly went on with all the cover-up reports.

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