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1 posted on 03/28/2013 12:21:53 PM PDT by haffast
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I love this man.


2 posted on 03/28/2013 12:25:03 PM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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Pope Francis, could you do the world a favor, assuming that outright ouster isn't on the table, and reassign Cardinal Mahoney to be your secretary? He can stay in one of the small rooms down the hall, and be restricted to the Vatican except when accompanying you on trips such as this one.
3 posted on 03/28/2013 12:26:46 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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He appears to be the real deal, a servant rather than a master.


4 posted on 03/28/2013 12:34:25 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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"Don't lose hope," he said. "Understand? With hope you can always go on."
Amen, Pope Francis, Amen! ♥
5 posted on 03/28/2013 12:41:29 PM PDT by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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For a take on how some traditionalist Catholics view Francis’ Maundi Thursday Mass, check out this blog:

http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2013/03/for-record-girl-among-12-inmates-whose.html

I came back to the church after years of apostacy and am facinated by the discussions of so-called traditionalist Catholics. Frankly, they seem to be the only ones who will engage in dialogue on issues such as where the Tabernacle should be placed. When I asked my parish priest that question, he almost jumped out of his vestments and literally ran off!


6 posted on 03/28/2013 12:58:50 PM PDT by society-by-contract (Repeal The Federal Reserve Act)
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The article attempted to make a wedge issue out of Pope Francis washing women' feet, but --- although this is not the practice in a few parishes or dioceses --- I think most of us Catholics have seen this done for years.

The Holy Thursday foot-washing is not a Sacrament (and the Church cannot change the matter of a Sacrament ---- ever: it does not have the authority). It is a (small s) "sacramental," which means the Pope certainly has the option to include women, without implying the whole structure of sex, gender and Natural Law is going to come crashing down on our heads!!

¡Viva Papa Francisco!

7 posted on 03/28/2013 1:04:23 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("You can observe a lot just by watchin' ." - Yogi Berra)
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Muslims??? No..no,,,no. Not a good sign.


9 posted on 03/28/2013 1:16:05 PM PDT by ClearBlueSky (When anyone says its not about Islam...it's about Islam. That death cult must be eradicated.)
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Why criminals? There are devout Catholics who would have loved to be in that position. Talk about casting pearls before swine!


23 posted on 03/29/2013 5:28:17 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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