Skip to comments.What Would You Do, If Obama Succeeds Benedict XVI as the Next Pope?
Posted on 02/13/2013 8:13:21 AM PST by ComtedeMaistre
Please, do not laugh. Barack Obama has the same qualifications to be Pope, as he has to be a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, or President of the United States. If Obama can win the Nobel Peace Prize, then we cannot say with 100 percent certainty, that he cannot become Pope. Stranger things have happened.
As far as I am aware, one does not need to be a Cardinal in order to become Pope. The job is open to any Baptized male Catholic. Two Popes, Benedict IX (1012 - 1056) and John XII (930 - 964), become Popes when both were 11 years old and 18 years old respectively, and had not even been ordained as priests.
Baptism into the Catholic Church as an adult does not follow any rigid protocol. Some take months to be Baptized into the Church as adults, following detailed Catholic Catechism classes, while others are accepted into the church in brief ceremonies at their hospital beds in a process that takes about 20 minutes.
Theoretically, all 500 million Catholic men in the world are eligible for the job of Pope. And some priests would be able to get Obama Baptized as a Catholic in a single day. Some nutty but powerful person somewhere, may decide that the Catholic Church needs the same "hope and change", that Obama has brought to America.
What would you do, if the conclave of Cardinals announces a newly baptized Obama as the new Pope?
Why do I hear thunder?
There isn’t a flame-proof suit in existence that will protect you from the solar radiation you’re about to endure.
Were you drinking heavily last night or something?
I would just laugh. Nothing surprises me any more.
Doubt it would happen. He thinks he is a god, as do his true believers. The real God would be competition.
He could, however, establish his own catholic church as the Chinese communists did
Sorry, too late.
Barack Obama has the same qualifications to be Pope, as he has to be a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, or President of the United States.
A Marxist Muslim is qualified to receive the Nobel, or become POTUS, but no, he is not qualified, and cannot ever become, Pope.
I’d finally change my mind and take the red pill.
This has got to be the dumbest thing I’ve ever read on FR!
Don’t give “The One” any ideas or he’ll just make an Executive Order declaring himself as the Pope.
Bam-Bam and Hildebeeste are about equally qualified ...
Actually the only qualifications you need for the Nobel Peace Prize is being a socialist or a Jew killer. I don’t think the Catholic Church as descended down the road to hell yet, however. When it does, I’ll jump train.
BTW, it apparently helped that Alexander had been a serious mafioso in his day ~ a real cappo de tutti cappo ~ maybe even MR BIG himself!
The “Pelosi-Biden-Sibelius” Catholics would rejoice.
I don’t answer STUPID questions!
I hear thunder also.
Tremble in fear. The Viking ZOT kitties approacheth.
Yep. I would just shake my head and laugh. Obama in a Bishops Mitre would not faze me a bit..
I think you should start stockpiling now. If I were you, I wouldn’t wait another second.