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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?


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KEYWORDS: lastpope; obama; popebenedict; troll; zot
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Personally, I would react by stockpiling my home with food, just like those doomsday-scenario people, who are expecting civilization to collapse. I may also think of getting some farm land in Montana, North Dakota, or Utah.
1 posted on 02/13/2013 8:13:24 AM PST by ComtedeMaistre
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To: ComtedeMaistre

Why do I hear thunder?


2 posted on 02/13/2013 8:15:20 AM PST by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

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?


3 posted on 02/13/2013 8:15:34 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

I would just laugh. Nothing surprises me any more.


4 posted on 02/13/2013 8:18:01 AM PST by mnehring
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To: ComtedeMaistre

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


5 posted on 02/13/2013 8:18:35 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: ComtedeMaistre

Self flagellation.


6 posted on 02/13/2013 8:19:20 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: ComtedeMaistre
Please, do not laugh.

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.

7 posted on 02/13/2013 8:22:04 AM PST by Brian Kopp DPM
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To: ComtedeMaistre

I’d finally change my mind and take the red pill.


8 posted on 02/13/2013 8:22:38 AM PST by Mr. Know It All
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To: ComtedeMaistre

This has got to be the dumbest thing I’ve ever read on FR!


9 posted on 02/13/2013 8:23:21 AM PST by pgkdan ( "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." ~Thomas Jefferson)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

Don’t give “The One” any ideas or he’ll just make an Executive Order declaring himself as the Pope.


10 posted on 02/13/2013 8:25:29 AM PST by From The Deer Stand
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To: pgkdan
This has got to be the dumbest thing I’ve ever read on FR!

SECOND

11 posted on 02/13/2013 8:26:20 AM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Dr. Brian Kopp

Bam-Bam and Hildebeeste are about equally qualified ...


12 posted on 02/13/2013 8:26:33 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

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.


13 posted on 02/13/2013 8:26:55 AM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: ComtedeMaistre
Pope Alexander became a priest one day before becoming Pope ~ so there's your precedent. It takes more than simply being a baptised Catholic ~ you must be a member of the priesthood.

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!

14 posted on 02/13/2013 8:27:01 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: ComtedeMaistre

The “Pelosi-Biden-Sibelius” Catholics would rejoice.


15 posted on 02/13/2013 8:27:31 AM PST by windsorknot
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To: ComtedeMaistre

I don’t answer STUPID questions!


16 posted on 02/13/2013 8:28:41 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: JCBreckenridge

I hear thunder also.

Tremble in fear. The Viking ZOT kitties approacheth.


17 posted on 02/13/2013 8:29:37 AM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: mnehring

Yep. I would just shake my head and laugh. Obama in a Bishops Mitre would not faze me a bit..


18 posted on 02/13/2013 8:30:26 AM PST by cardinal4 (Constitution? What Constitution?)
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To: ComtedeMaistre
What Would You Do, If Obama Succeeds Benedict XVI as the Next Pope?


19 posted on 02/13/2013 8:31:48 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: ComtedeMaistre

I think you should start stockpiling now. If I were you, I wouldn’t wait another second.


20 posted on 02/13/2013 8:32:58 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: rarestia

Way off course. The majority of the voting cardinals were appointed by the two popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI, both conservatives. This is not the fantasy players that the Pelosi’s of the planet dream about.


21 posted on 02/13/2013 8:33:31 AM PST by Procyon (Decentralize, degovernmentalize, deregulate, demonopolize, decredentialize, disentitle.)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

WOO HOO!

nomo Barry


22 posted on 02/13/2013 8:34:05 AM PST by WCH
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To: cardinal4
His Execrable Majesty, G0d-Emperor Baracula "The Destroyer" 0bamalini would not lower himself to being a mere bishop ...

He might assume the office as an honorarium, though, and "do skeet" incognito under the title of His Excressence Barry, Bishop of Fudgepack.

23 posted on 02/13/2013 8:34:10 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

I would have to quit using “is the Pope catholic?”.. as a rhetorical yes.


24 posted on 02/13/2013 8:35:25 AM PST by Carl from Marietta
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To: ComtedeMaistre
Welcome the arrival of the end times and acknowledge Obama as the Antichrist.
25 posted on 02/13/2013 8:35:35 AM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: ComtedeMaistre

Want sarcasm? Here’s some sarcasm for ya...How can a Muslim be Pope?


26 posted on 02/13/2013 8:36:44 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

Want sarcasm? Here’s some sarcasm for ya...How can a Muslim be Pope?


27 posted on 02/13/2013 8:36:44 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

What bull spit!


28 posted on 02/13/2013 8:39:44 AM PST by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

How would we know? Obama already considers himself infallible.


29 posted on 02/13/2013 8:40:10 AM PST by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

Very little in life is certain, to be sure. But in this case, I think we can with 100% certainty rule it out.

Make that 16 trillion percent certainty.


30 posted on 02/13/2013 8:40:30 AM PST by Houghton M.
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To: ComtedeMaistre

No, it is absolutely ridiculous. For starters, Obama isn’t Catholic. And he’s married. The Pope’s official title is “Bishop of Rome.” To be pope, you do need to be eligible to be a bishop, which means you need to be a Catholic priest.


31 posted on 02/13/2013 8:43:53 AM PST by dangus
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To: ComtedeMaistre

I think it would be a great move. Then he wouldn’t be president any more.


32 posted on 02/13/2013 8:46:23 AM PST by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

Jughead would never take a demotion to be a mere pope when he (thinks anyway) already holds the position of God.


33 posted on 02/13/2013 8:46:44 AM PST by Smittie
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To: ComtedeMaistre

He wouldn’t get past the Albino Asassin Monks.

Freegards


34 posted on 02/13/2013 8:50:16 AM PST by Ransomed
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To: ComtedeMaistre
LMFAO
and drink
35 posted on 02/13/2013 8:51:25 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: ComtedeMaistre

Pope is not a powerful enough position for him.


36 posted on 02/13/2013 8:53:58 AM PST by Terry Mross (How long before America is gone?)
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To: ComtedeMaistre
Personally, I would react by stockpiling my home with food, just like those doomsday-scenario people, who are expecting civilization to collapse. I may also think of getting some farm land in Montana, North Dakota, or Utah.

In other words.....convert to Mormonism


37 posted on 02/13/2013 8:56:58 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: ComtedeMaistre

What does god need with a pretty hat?


38 posted on 02/13/2013 9:07:11 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

couldn’t have worked better if it was planned!!??!!

great next step for obama saalaama on his way to 12th imamhood


39 posted on 02/13/2013 9:21:47 AM PST by tanstaafl44 (ghod does not take attendance)
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To: tanstaafl44

it’s a step down when you’re already god.


40 posted on 02/13/2013 9:27:48 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

Well...I burst out with a real laugh upon reading and comprehending your question. LOL!


41 posted on 02/13/2013 9:32:02 AM PST by Dudoight
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To: ComtedeMaistre
>> The job is open to any Baptized male Catholic <<

Which means Obama is not eligible. He is not a Baptized male Catholic and has no plans to become one. I doubt he is even a Baptized male Christian for that matter. He joined his wife's creepy "kill whitey" church, there's no evidence he personally was ever baptized.

42 posted on 02/13/2013 9:40:40 AM PST by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: pgkdan
This has got to be the dumbest thing I’ve ever read on FR!

Agree with you 100%.

43 posted on 02/13/2013 9:42:29 AM PST by Gerish (Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death.)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

Pick my jaw up off the floor and mutter to myself, “Thank goodness he’s in Rome now, and not in Washington.”


44 posted on 02/13/2013 9:45:24 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: ComtedeMaistre

O’Bumbler is not Roman Catholic. He can not become Pope. Even if a baptized Catholic, his public stances and voting record would cause him to be excommunicated from the Church.

Since Joe Biden is a Catholic in schism with Church teaching and has excommunicated himself by both public speech and direct voting action as a member of a deliberative body, he is not qualified either.

I have little doubt that the next Pope will be at least as Conservative as the present Pontiff. HE and his predecessor have been appointing Cardinals since the 1970’s. Virtually every member of the College of Cardinals has been appointed by either John Paul II or Benedict XVI.


45 posted on 02/13/2013 9:51:54 AM PST by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: ComtedeMaistre
DUMBEST.

POST.

EVER.

46 posted on 02/13/2013 9:57:04 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

47 posted on 02/13/2013 9:58:43 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

48 posted on 02/13/2013 10:00:12 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: ComtedeMaistre
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.

Can someone tell me exactly what qualifies Barack Hussein Soetoro 0dinga Whatever 0bama to be President of the United States?

49 posted on 02/13/2013 10:05:55 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ComtedeMaistre

Let me answer that question by asking a question ... what would you do if Obama got the lead role in the Man of La Mancha?


50 posted on 02/13/2013 10:10:02 AM PST by dmz
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