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To: matthewrobertolson
supposedly unholy lifestyle

When the pope is a great-grandfather, you can take the "supposedly" away. Besides his sins of the flesh, he was infamous for Machiavellian political machinations which were not always in the interest of Holy Mother Church.

We can hope that he set things right before his death, but I wouldn't use him as an example of a pope being treated unfairly, the scandal alone risks so many souls for which he is responsible. Whether he likes it or not, he is always gong to be Exhibit A for bad popes.
2 posted on 01/11/2014 6:00:47 AM PST by Dr. Sivana (Five years, my brain hurts a lot.)
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To: Dr. Sivana
Whether he likes it or not, he is always gong to be Exhibit A for bad popes.

Now be fair. At least he was straight.

3 posted on 01/11/2014 6:04:15 AM PST by Pan_Yan (Who told you that you were naked? Genesis 3:11)
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