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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?


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Humor; Religion
KEYWORDS: lastpope; obama; popebenedict; troll; zot
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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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