To: markomalley; don-o; Mount Athos; Buckeye McFrog; A.A. Cunningham
AMAZING... the Sun (UK) headlined this that the Pope is "embroiled in scandal" for performing this "strange ritual" on a "fan." http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4936655/pope-francis-caught-on-video-performing-strange-ritual-on-fan.html#ixzz2TwDcEjcS
If you look at the video you can see that Pope Francis places his hands on the boy's head and prays inaudibly, and the boy gasps and exhales hard about 4 times. The whole thing takes about 5 seconds. That's it. Then Francis goes on greeting other people in the crowd.
You're right, Mt. Athos, nothing bizarre about it: every Baptism in fact includes an exorcism.
Thank God for the "normal Christianity" of Pope Francis.
Somebody explain the "strangeness" of AP, news.yahoo, and the Sun.
posted on 05/21/2013 9:57:32 AM PDT
by Mrs. Don-o
("You can obseve a lot just by watchin'." - Yogi Berra)
To: Mrs. Don-o
wow how did my original comment get deleted.
Anyway I just said every baptism is an exorcism, don’t understand why people say it is rare or unusual
posted on 05/21/2013 10:08:12 AM PDT
by Mount Athos
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