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Top Ten Rejected Papal Mottoes (Caution: satire)
Acts of the Apostasy ^ | 3/19/2013 | LarryD

Posted on 03/19/2013 4:07:00 PM PDT by markomalley

Pope Francis has been officially inaugurated as the 266th Pope. Yay us! Yay the Catholic Church!

His papal motto is “Miserando Atque Eligendo”, which, according to every other Catholic who can translate Latin, can be interpreted in any number of ways. I can’t translate it, so I rely on an expert – in this case, Fr Z, who translated it thus: “By showing compassion and by choosing”.

As Fr. Z put it: A good motto for a reformer.

I think it’s an awesome motto, and one that provides us with plenty to meditate on.

But it wasn’t Pope Francis’ first choice. The Vatican Bureau Chief for AoftheA News came upon a list of the Top Ten Rejected Papal Mottoes (apparently, Dan Quayle is the AoftheA News Vatican Bureau Chief, but never mind that now). Would you like to see them?

Of course you would!

10.  The Wise Latino

9.  You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet.

8.  Got Vapors?

7.  Meek ≠ Weak

6.  Hold The Latte And Pour The Maté

5.  I Also Do My Own Taxes

4.  It’s Okay To Say Schadenfreude

3.  I’m No Georgetown Jesuit

2.  Caring For Creation ≠ Environmental Wacko-ism

1.  Surprise!  I’m Catholic!

I wouldn’t be surprised if there were other rejected mottoes as well…


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1 posted on 03/19/2013 4:07:00 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley
ROFLLLLLL.... I ♥ #5..
2 posted on 03/19/2013 4:10:12 PM PDT by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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To: NYer; Salvation; marshmallow

Ping


3 posted on 03/19/2013 4:12:32 PM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: markomalley
Similis Urso In Saltus
4 posted on 03/19/2013 4:26:16 PM PDT by mikrofon (+ Catholic BUMP +)
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To: markomalley

Semper ubi sub ubi!


5 posted on 03/19/2013 4:55:47 PM PDT by Eepsy
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To: markomalley

With all due repect to His Holiness Pope Francis I:
Mottos rejected by his staff:

Est frigus salsissimus vir in hyeme.
It is a cold bus in winter.

Mea bola frangitur
My bola is broken.

My brother is a gaucho. Where`s my horse?
Frater meus est gaucho.
Ubi est equum meum?

Ego visitabo CXL regionibus per pulsant navem.
I will visit 140 countries by tramp steamer.

Mea sunt ova frigus.
My eggs are cold.

Possum iungite mea calceamenta corigiam.
I can tie my own shoelaces.

Quisque in curia voluntarium.
Everyone in the Curia will be a volunteer.

Pauperes semper nobiscum quod nos iuvare rem ditari.
The poor will always be with us no matter what we do to help them get rich.

Soror mea vadit ad Rio.
My sister goes to Rio.

Ego detrahito omne aurum in Sanctum Petrum et vendere eam propter bus signa.
I will strip off all the gold in St. Peters and sell it for bus tokens.


6 posted on 03/19/2013 5:33:39 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Marchione.)
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To: markomalley

LOL...Good laugh today!!


7 posted on 03/19/2013 5:49:42 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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