Skip to comments.Get this into your thick skulls, liberal hacks: Mel Gibson is not a Roman Catholic
Posted on 07/20/2010 7:29:01 AM PDT by NYer
The final meltdown of Mel Gibson has come at a convenient time for Catholic-baiters in the media. The guy threatens violence against women, he’s a racist and he’s a CATHOLIC! Here’s Lucy Mangan in The Guardian, stooping almost as low as Gibson:
Received wisdom is that Gibson cannot recover from this. But one course is still open to him. If ever priesthood beckoned a man, it is surely now. At least he apparently saves his violence for adult females.
And if you don’t understand that last dig, let me point you to Times columnist Caitlin Moran, who explained on Thursday that the Catholic Church “f**** kids”.
The slurs against Catholics being put about liberal journalists aren’t far removed from Protocols territory, if you ask me. But dragging Gibson into this rancid rhetoric doesn’t work, for a simple reason.
He’s not a Catholic.
In fact, Mel Gibson is in some respects the opposite of a Catholic, since one of the themes of his fake Catholicism is that the Pope isn’t the Pope. Admittedly, Mel’s own theology tends to morph like a shape-shifting lizard, depending on how hung over he is, but in so far as he’s anything he’s a sedevacantist like his father, Hutton Gibson.
Sedevacantists regard the Second Vatican Council as so obviously evil that it must have been the work of Satan, and therefore the Pope who called it and his successors aren’t really Popes. Gibson Senior once reportedly described John Paul II as “Garrulous Karolus the Koran kisser” and has put about the notion that the last real Pope was secretly elected at the 1958 conclave but forced to resign in favour of anti-pope John XIII. But then old man Gibson never met a conspiracy theory he didn’t like; hence his well-documented Holocaust and 9/11 revisionism.
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He makes the late Bobby Fischer seem sane, by comparison.
Mel is beginning to look alot like Soupy Sales....the same as Mick Jagger is morphing into looking alot like Don KNotts....And Paul McCartney is morphing into looking alot like a pigeon....
Mel Gibson is not a catholic.
He isn’t a “bad” member of the Church.
He isn’t a member of the Church at all.
That’s what happens when you belong to a schism.
You repudiate your membership.
Of course he is a catholic..once a catholic always a catholic (heard that somewhere :)
He never “was” a catholic either.
He was born into the Church of Hutton.
I remember seeing an article earlier on FR that if you were once baptised as a Catholic, it holds for life, no matter what. There were many comments agreeing with it, as well.
You saw that thread too?
Baptism is a sacrament cannot be “undone”.
It’s not just a catholic thing - a person cannot be “unbaptized” yes.
The catholic church recognized many baptisms outside of the church.
That Mel was baptized catholic prior to vatican II - does not make him a catholic now, just like any catholic who leaves the church for whatever reason.
Listen guys, my opinion is explaining the truth to Democratic liberals is like trying to describe a typewriter to a monkey. Why bother!
Now the devil has him in his grip.
When one gets in the battle, one is attacked by all sorts of Demons which encourage your fleshly desires and sins.
Mel got in the battle long ago and needs prayers for a greater harder fall so he can be done with all the things in his life that allow him to sin out this way.
No excuses for his behavior, nor am I minimizing his part in his downfall. Just saying he’s being pruned an a big, public way.
If the libs are going to bash Catholics they should have a field day with the Catholics who are transporting drugs and illegals over the border each day.
“if you took the time to converse with some of these people? sedevanticists - SSPX?”
Yes, I do converse with “some of these people”.....
They’re in my family, and I love them very much!!!
This is true. Great examples of Catholics are the Kennedys.
SSPX? in you family? really?
Notice anything funny about their attitude towards the pope?
Should you ever doubt the depravity of the “Hollywood” mentality, compare the pride with which these people defended CONVICTED child rapist Roman Polanski to the castigation of ALLEGED girlfriend slapper Mel Gibson.
I pray for him and his family more than anything else. I will not throw stones.
The flesh and spirit are always at odds and pride is a killer.
Through free will he made a choice to leave his family...
He’s suffering the consequences of said choice.
I wonder if Mel Gibson supports this group :
C.S. Lewis wrote that a snail can’t be very good or very bad; a dog, being more intelligent and capable, can be both better and worse than a snail; a man can be better and worse yet. A man who has a deep capacity for faith also has a great capacity for wickedness. Conversely, when brilliant people who have been wicked like this turn around, they can become great servants of Christ.