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Michael Moore Jokes 'Jesus Was Gay' During Lecture at Georgetown
Christian Post ^ | 10/03/2011 | Luiza Oleszczuk

Posted on 10/04/2011 10:57:39 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Some Christian observers were puzzled after controversial film director and author Michael Moore joked about Jesus being gay during his Friday guest lecture at Georgetown University, the oldest Catholic University in the United States.

Moore, the filmmaker behind "Fahrenheit 9/11," "Bowling for Columbine" and "Sicko," was discussing his newest book, Here Comes Trouble: Stories from My Life, and his films in a guest lecture for students, faculty and media.

Moore, who was raised Catholic, used Christian themes throughout his speech, according to Fox News. At one point he insinuated that Jesus was gay.

"You know those 12 men Jesus was always hanging out with? Mhm," Moore reportedly said, evoking laughter.

Some prominent members of the Christian community were not moved by the event.

"If Michael Moore had gone to an orthodox Catholic school and said something reverential, that would be big news," Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights told The Christian Post in an email. "But for him to go to Georgetown and say something stupid - implying Jesus was gay - is on the order of dog bites man."

Still, some found the joke, as well as the students' reaction, improper.

"The question of why Michael Moore, a self-professed Catholic, would make a 'joke' like that is beyond asking and doesn't really interest me. But my question is why did this receive laughter at a self-described Catholic university?" journalist Matt Archbold asked later in an article in the National Catholic Register. "Is Georgetown so far gone that this kind of idiocy is greeted with nothing other than laughter?"

A number of commenters agreed with Archbold's reaction.

"Oh, so joking about the Lord being gay is fine?" wrote one reader. "So long is we are all joking, we can slur or smear anyone?"

Moore also reportedly dropped several "f-bombs" during his lecture.

"Sorry I said [expletive] the first time. I didn't realize I was in a church," the filmmaker said, according to Fox News.

Moore reportedly spoke at length about health care, young voters and their disenchantment with President Barack Obama and the need for the wealthy to pay higher taxes. He said rich Americans seemed happy when their income was taxed at a higher rate, according to The Blaze.

"We as Americans have allowed a very small group of people to be highly skilled practitioners of one of the seven deadly sins," he said in the lecture. "And that sin, of course, is greed."

Moore has been voicing his support of the Wall Street rallies called "Occupy Wall Street." He even showed up in the lower Manhattan area in person on Sept. 27.


TOPICS: Current Events; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: gay; jesus; michaelmoore

1 posted on 10/04/2011 10:57:43 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

odd, how he nvr jokes about any other religious figure...hmmmmmmm......


2 posted on 10/04/2011 11:01:10 AM PDT by raygunfan
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To: SeekAndFind

He’s pushing this because it’s a way to get attention... Will someone please tell him he’s NOT a 12 year old boy...


3 posted on 10/04/2011 11:02:52 AM PDT by GOPJ (Bibi would go toe to toe with the devil if it was the only way to save his beloved Israel.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Some Christian observers were puzzled

Knowing who Michael Moore is, why would they be puzzled by his idiocy? The slob lives to offend. ...and eat.

4 posted on 10/04/2011 11:03:12 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: SeekAndFind
"The question of why Michael Moore, a self-professed Catholic . . .

That's like referring to Obama as a "self-professed American". Even if they make that claim, no one believes there is anything meaningful behind that alleged status.

5 posted on 10/04/2011 11:03:47 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: All

God will not be mocked, Lipid Ass.


6 posted on 10/04/2011 11:05:26 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: SeekAndFind

Actually, I think Mr. Moore’s “joke” meets the technical definition of blasphemy.

Were I him, I would think twice about chuckling over what he thinks to be clever.


7 posted on 10/04/2011 11:06:28 AM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Apparently, Mr. Moore does not understand that God can be provoked.

I reckon he’s a CINO.

Fool.


8 posted on 10/04/2011 11:09:36 AM PDT by RexBeach (There is no such thing as a good tax - Winston Churchill)
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To: RatRipper

IMHO, he really does not care.


9 posted on 10/04/2011 11:10:02 AM PDT by verity (The Obama Administration is a Criminal Enterprise.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’d like to see Michael Moore go into a mosque and call Mohemmed a pedophile in front of a bunch of Islamists but we all know he doesn’t have the ‘stones’.


10 posted on 10/04/2011 11:10:14 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: verity
IMHO, he really does not care . . . yet.
11 posted on 10/04/2011 11:12:57 AM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Georgetown isn’t really a Catholic school any longer.

Its Jesuit heritage is like one of Grandma’s nice old vases with an interesting history - it is brought out and dusted off every once in a while to show visitors.

What dominates now in its culture is Washington DC, elitism, and good old fashioned smugness.

I know, I went there.


12 posted on 10/04/2011 11:15:24 AM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: RatRipper; RexBeach

You gotta understand folks — Michael Moore does not think that being gay or the gay lifestyle is wrong.

Hence, to him and those of his ilk, Jesus being gay or straight is no big deal in his worldview.


13 posted on 10/04/2011 11:15:56 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: SeekAndFind

I want to pray and ask God to take Moore where he belongs right now, but, this morning when reading the bible, I was told to pray for my enemies. I don’t know if I can pray long and hard enough for these people, but wouldn’t it be great if one lefty did a 180? It happened to Steven Baldwin. Now he has quite the ministry for young people.


14 posted on 10/04/2011 11:16:48 AM PDT by Linda Frances
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To: SeekAndFind

I am assuming that Georgetown actually invited this nitwit to speak? Then Georgetown is partly to blame. They should have known better. Personally, I wouldn’t want to be anywhere near it during the next lightening storm.


15 posted on 10/04/2011 11:17:50 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: GOPJ

This chupabicho doesn’t have the BALLS to claim the same about the homo/pedophile POS Mohammed.


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To: raygunfan

Are you talking about the Buddha?


18 posted on 10/04/2011 11:51:40 AM PDT by 353FMG (Liberalism is Satan's handiwork.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I understand perfectly. But Michael Moore and man of this modern culture may think they make the rules, but they don’t. The one he was denigrating does. One day, Lumpy will understand that very clearly.


19 posted on 10/04/2011 11:59:05 AM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: SeekAndFind
God does not suffer fools for long, and there is not too many fools on the planet that are bigger, ( in more ways than one), than Michael Moore and his sycophant fans.

In the mouth of a fool is a rod of pride, But the lips of the wise will preserve them.Proverbs 14:3
God is saying here that you are a fool when you are full of pride.

Moore is basically deceiving himself into thinking that he is above God by mocking Him. God does not suffer fools or evil people gladly. Through his boasting, Moore reveals to God what is in his heart. How can anyone say they are greater than their Creator?

Yet Moore cannot say he created his own wealth. God grants all, even to the evil God blesses with air, food, and fame and wealth, but in return God expects respect and thanks for His blessings.

Moore will fall, and when he does it will be huge, the bigger they are, the harder they fall.
20 posted on 10/04/2011 12:02:20 PM PDT by OneVike
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To: SeekAndFind

Jonah went to Ninevah. The Whale went to film school.


21 posted on 10/04/2011 12:05:58 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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