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Left-Wing Blog wonders: Is the Retiring Pope To be Protected From the Law?
Politicol News ^ | February 16, 2013

Posted on 02/18/2013 8:40:35 AM PST by Blue Collar Christian

Pope Evades Criminal Charges by Hiding in Vatican February 16, 2013

Feb. 16, 2013 Late breaking news on the real reason why Pope Benedict XVI quit the job as Pope is centered around the fact that he was going to be charged for crimes against humanity by shielding pedophile priests in the RC church.

A statement given to Reuters reveals that the Church has decided to grant Joseph Ratzinger immunity against any and all charges involving his protection of known sex offenders.

As a high ranking member of the Catholic Church, Ratzinger knew priests who habitually were reported as sex offenders with children and shipped them to other parishes where they continued raping children.

Even after becoming a Pope as well he protected priests by denying criminal charges.

When he was an archbishop, J. Ratzinger knowingly and willingly protected the criminal priests and thereby avoiding legal and lawful charges against them. Now the church is willfully breaking the law by giving him sanctuary against the law.

The Hiding of a Criminal Pope

In a statement to the press today, the Vatican announced that:

It will give Joseph Ratzinger, formerly Pope Benedict XVI a permanent residency in the Vatican, which gives him legal immunity to any charges against him.

The entire world is wondering why a Pope would consider such drastic action as quitting while still in the papacy, since historically Pope’s usually die in...(snip)

(Excerpt) Read more at politicolnews.com ...


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Am I misled by this article?
1 posted on 02/18/2013 8:40:41 AM PST by Blue Collar Christian
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To: Blue Collar Christian
It will give Joseph Ratzinger, formerly Pope Benedict XVI a permanent residency in the Vatican, which gives him legal immunity to any charges against him.

Wow! This is a sweet deal! It would allow this man to live in the Vatican for the rest of his life!!! Has any previous pope had such a sweet deal?? No wonder he was willing to step down! [/heavy, heavy sarcasm]

2 posted on 02/18/2013 8:43:31 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: Blue Collar Christian

This article is nonsense.

Secular speculation, by folks unable to conceive of noble motives in the resignation.


3 posted on 02/18/2013 8:43:31 AM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Blue Collar Christian
Am I misled by this article?

Only if you believe it.

6 posted on 02/18/2013 8:47:47 AM PST by trad_anglican
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To: Blue Collar Christian

Yep. Fire up the Viking ZOT kitties.


7 posted on 02/18/2013 8:49:40 AM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: Blue Collar Christian

A WAR criminal... What war? What crime?

“” The Vatican decided today to give permanent sanctuary to a proven war criminal by allowing Joseph Ratzinger to obstruct”

Time for a ZOT.


9 posted on 02/18/2013 8:54:23 AM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: Blue Collar Christian
**Am I misled by this article?**

YES!

Pope still extremely Catholic (A look at how media cover Catholicism [and the Pope])

10 posted on 02/18/2013 8:54:39 AM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Blue Collar Christian

Charged with “crimes against humanity”? By whom?
The lack of specifics makes me think this came from
some nutball kook website.


12 posted on 02/18/2013 8:55:45 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Pikachu_Dad

see also

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/2989274/posts

This is going to be one of those fantasies reposted by bloggers at least once a day for a month unless there’s some serious bud-nippin’ starting RIGHT NOW!


13 posted on 02/18/2013 8:57:16 AM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Blue Collar Christian

Who is the flake organization putting this out?

The
‘ International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State (ITCCS)’


14 posted on 02/18/2013 8:58:21 AM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: Wolfie

and to quote the hildabeast,”What difference does it make now?”


15 posted on 02/18/2013 8:58:36 AM PST by knife6375 (US Navy Veteran)
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To: Blue Collar Christian
Am I misled by this article?

Pretty much, yep. Considering the blog is a libtard site, it should be take with a grain of salt. Looking at the links and sources that site uses, they are just to the left of MSNBC.

16 posted on 02/18/2013 8:58:51 AM PST by mnehring
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To: jjotto

The tribunal lists ONE member. ROFLOL

Tribunal Members
Acting Secretary: Kevin D. Annett, M.A., M.Div. (Canada)


20 posted on 02/18/2013 9:00:46 AM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: USS Alaska; Pikachu_Dad; trad_anglican; Biggirl; cripplecreek; G Larry; ClearCase_guy; All

Thank you All! I couldn’t find any refutes or even other articles making this seemingly outrageous statement.

Hold off on the ZOT! I was looking for clarification.


21 posted on 02/18/2013 9:02:04 AM PST by Blue Collar Christian (One "bitter clinger" praying for revival. <BCC><)
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To: jjotto

Yep. ZOT needed.

They list the folowing Sponsoring organizations:

Friends and Relatives of the Disappeared (Canada)
Templemore Forgotten Victims Group (Antrim, Ireland)
Akha Heritage Foundation (Thailand)
Survivors of Clergy Abuse (Australia)
SAPED (Canada)
Republican Party of Kanata
Cultural Foundation Native Expressions (Canada)
Against Church Terror (ACT) – (United States)


22 posted on 02/18/2013 9:05:51 AM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: Blue Collar Christian

Some version of this story has been going around since the resignation announcement. I believe some group claimed the Pope was guilty of civil rights violations for the Church’s prohibitions against homosexuality. Probably birth control and abortion too.

Anyway, yes, it is all nonsense.


24 posted on 02/18/2013 9:10:53 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Blue Collar Christian

Viewing all the vulgarities on this thread, it’s clear that the forces of the Vatican are posting at full tilt this morning.


25 posted on 02/18/2013 9:13:30 AM PST by PAR35
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To: All

This article is a zot-worthy pinata so have at it. But please stop with the potty language and references to potty language. This is the Religion Forum.


26 posted on 02/18/2013 9:13:50 AM PST by Religion Moderator
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To: Blue Collar Christian

Any article that says “The Hiding of a Criminal Pope” deserves no credibility and should not be copied or linked to. Just left-wing moonbattery.


28 posted on 02/18/2013 9:16:17 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: Religion Moderator

The article itself is a vulgarity but its still here.


29 posted on 02/18/2013 9:16:46 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Pikachu_Dad

Thanx. What I needed to see.


30 posted on 02/18/2013 9:16:52 AM PST by Blue Collar Christian (One "bitter clinger" praying for revival. <BCC><)
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To: Blue Collar Christian

Looks like he is after British also...

Key witness William Coombes assassinated

From his site...
“William Coombes, a Canadian aboriginal, was to have served as a sworn witness at the September 2011 session of the International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State as to crimes of torture, genocide and crimes against humanity committed by Elizabeth of Windsor (Queen Elizabeth II) and her consort Prince Philip in Canada in October 1964 at Kamloops, British Columbia.”


31 posted on 02/18/2013 9:17:49 AM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: fatnotlazy; PAR35

Thank you.


32 posted on 02/18/2013 9:18:09 AM PST by Blue Collar Christian (One "bitter clinger" praying for revival. <BCC><)
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To: Religion Moderator

You got most of them before I could get really warmed up, but I’d nominate Post 5 and Post 18 for ‘potty language’ zaps as well.


33 posted on 02/18/2013 9:19:03 AM PST by PAR35
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To: cripplecreek

I’m leaving it up for awhile so the Religion Forum posters can attack it, post Viking Kitty stuff, etc.


34 posted on 02/18/2013 9:19:18 AM PST by Religion Moderator
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To: Blue Collar Christian

35 posted on 02/18/2013 9:22:26 AM PST by Religion Moderator
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To: Pikachu_Dad

This looks to be the founding of the ‘group’

Only NINE people in the photo. Many kids.

http://exopolitics.blogs.com/breaking_news/2011/01/index.html


36 posted on 02/18/2013 9:23:36 AM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: Pikachu_Dad
Sorry, link says (in part) The International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State Established June 15, 2010 Information Sheet Mandate: 1. To bring to trial those persons and institutions responsible for the exploitation, torture and murder of children, past and present, and 2. To stop these and other criminal actions by church and state Headquarters: London, England Convening Session: Monday, September 12, 2011 in London Acting Secretary: Kevin D. Annett, M.A., M.Div. (Canada) Chief Prosecutor: Henry Bear, LL.B (Maliseet Nation) Legal Assistants: Ken Bear Chief (United States), Andrew Patterson (Canada) A Panel of de jure Judges from England, Canada, Ireland and the United States will issue decisions and verdicts. Common Law peace officers will provide detention and enforcement. Sponsoring Organizations: − Friends and Relatives of the Disappeared (Canada) − Templemore Forgotten Victims Group (Antrim, Ireland) − Akha Heritage Foundation (Thailand) − Survivors of Clergy Abuse (Australia) − SAPED (Canada) − Republican Party of Kanata − Against Church Terror (ACT) – (United States) Contact Information: ITCCS101@gmail.com (Office of the ITCCS Secretariat) ITCCS website is under construction ITCCS Bulletin No. 1 – January 3, 2011 The International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State Established June 15, 2010 Background and Rationale The abuse, trafficking, torture and murder of children appears endemic to European culture, and continues to be actively practiced, and condoned and protected, by church, state, judicial and police forces around the globe. These same institutions are equally responsible for the historic genocide of indigenous peoples at the hands of European Christendom: an enormous crime against humanity which has never stopped, and continues to ravage and destroy the innocent and the earth. Because these crimes have emerged from within the heart and laws of so-called western civilization, they have not faced judgment or accountability. We believe it is time for both. Two of the main practitioners of this genocide of the innocent – the Vatican and the Crown of England – are effectively immune from prosecution under existing laws and customs. It is therefore incumbent upon all citizens to take action to safeguard their children in the face of the refusal of courts and governments to bring to justice those who threaten public safety and wellbeing. On this basis, our Tribunal has been established to enforce common law and try and convict the institutions and their officers responsible for such historic and ongoing crimes against humanity. We therefore constitute a de jure Court under common law, with full power of arrest, conviction and enforcement. We have issued a Public Summons to Joseph Ratzinger (aka “Pope Benedict”) and six senior cardinals in the Roman Catholic Church, inc. to appear before our opening session on September 12, 2011 in London. A similar Summons will be delivered to other church and state officials in the coming months. Common Law peace officers working for our de jure Court and Tribunal will apprehend these persons and bring them to trial, and will enforce the verdicts of our Court, if regular peace officers refuse to do so. ...
37 posted on 02/18/2013 9:26:27 AM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: PAR35

I’ve seen the potty mouth come from otherwise good folks when they get riled up. Forgive them. Folks are understandably sick and tired of attacks on the Catholic Church that turn out false in the midst of the sad truth of existing corruption. The CC is too big to completely avoid corruption, and efforts to purge the corruption must remain underway, both by the Church and critics, though fabricated problems only stall the effectiveness of all efforts to keep our noses clean. Wasn’t trying to cause a surge in cardiac arrests and ambulance rides, just found it suspicious when a friend emailed the link to me this morning.


38 posted on 02/18/2013 9:28:35 AM PST by Blue Collar Christian (One "bitter clinger" praying for revival. <BCC><)
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To: I want the USA back

Not to mention that as Pope he is also a Head of State and thereby pretty much immune to criminal prosecution anywhere...much more than being retired and hiding in the Vatican basement.


39 posted on 02/18/2013 9:31:35 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Blue Collar Christian

Hey, I was looking for Mr. Bear of the Maliseet and found a different one. The Maliseet being a tribe in the Quebec/Maine area. Perhaps around 4,000 people. They were caught between the British and French during the French and Indian war.

Maine has put a member of this tribe in their legislature this year.

http://bangordailynews.com/2013/01/26/politics/houlton-maliseet-first-elected-tribal-representative-to-maine-house-looking-forward-to-session/


40 posted on 02/18/2013 9:42:07 AM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: Pikachu_Dad

Ratzinger isn’t a war criminal, either as pope or prior to being pope.
And advocating against homosexuality isn’t a crime against humanity, despite the legal cases various idiots are trying to push against him and a few American pastors.


41 posted on 02/18/2013 9:44:42 AM PST by tbw2
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To: tbw2

Agreed. See the Pastor Lively ‘case’.


42 posted on 02/18/2013 9:49:17 AM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: Blue Collar Christian

Okay. This is the correct Mr. Bear. Worked for a law firm. Helped get a huge settlement from the Jesuits for prior abuse.

At one time he was involved with Annett, but this open letter from Annett to Bear indicates that he withdrew from that group.

http://www.salem-news.com/articles/september242012/bear-chief-letter-ba.php

.... Bear links ...

Ken Bear Chief Reaches Out to Boarding-School Survivors ...
indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/...Aug 19, 2011 – Ken Bear Chief escorts Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate plaintiffs to the Sisseton, South ...

Jesuit abuse of Indian children settled with monumental award
www.charkoosta.com/.../Jesuit_settlement...Apr 28, 2011 – Ken Bear Chief, paralegal with the Tamaki law firm, told folks at the Hope Conference ...


43 posted on 02/18/2013 9:55:47 AM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: tbw2

I regularly see the attacks from the left against all the Church for being inflexible about queers/feminists/abortion, etc. Just saw it today on Yahoo headlines against Tebow speaking at a Texas baptist church. Many denominations are giving in.
Those jabs will be forever coming. Satan doesn’t want his own church, he wants the Church to be his own.


44 posted on 02/18/2013 10:01:17 AM PST by Blue Collar Christian (One "bitter clinger" praying for revival. <BCC><)
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To: Blue Collar Christian

Liberals simply hate ALL religions because of their immoral an unethical childish behaviors.


45 posted on 02/18/2013 10:05:30 AM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: CodeToad

NO, they don’t hate ALL religions. Just Christianity and to some extent Judaism. why should they hate Islam, for example? They’re on the same side.


46 posted on 02/18/2013 10:22:38 AM PST by chesley (Vast deserts of political ignorance makes liberalism possible - James Lewis)
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To: CodeToad

Well, with the exception of political correctness...


47 posted on 02/18/2013 10:27:04 AM PST by Blue Collar Christian (One "bitter clinger" praying for revival. <BCC><)
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To: Pikachu_Dad

Seems sadly typical of “minority” representation.


48 posted on 02/18/2013 10:29:22 AM PST by Blue Collar Christian (One "bitter clinger" praying for revival. <BCC><)
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To: chesley

They choose islam because it is anti-Christian, not because of what muslims believe. For example, islam is anti-queer, andti-feminist etc.


49 posted on 02/18/2013 10:34:07 AM PST by Blue Collar Christian (One "bitter clinger" praying for revival. <BCC><)
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To: Blue Collar Christian
The crowd that cooperates with the fascist left have already trolled through to test market this.

Whether it's fascists calling themselves All Important Scientists, Inc. or false prophets calling themselves, Roody, Roody, Roody, Inc., they're all working for the same father of lies. The article you link to is intended to drive hits to the site full of lies the propagandists have created, the fascist media then site the number of hits on the site to "justify" their quoting known liars that are part of the same fascist media machinery.

In the past they've released "stunning news" that the EU was investigating the Pope and named a group as the one "heading the investigation". That's back when people weren't stupid enough to help send them hits, though, so they have have improved in the last year or two.

50 posted on 02/18/2013 10:40:20 AM PST by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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