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Atheist Bill Maher Claims Pope Wants to 'Bring Down' Catholicism
Truth Revolt ^ | 1/15/2014 | Elisha Krauss

Posted on 01/15/2014 4:16:18 AM PST by markomalley

Chris Matthews giddily welcomed HBO's Bill Maher of Real Time With Bill Maher to his MSNBC show Tuesday and mentioned how much he "loves" being a guest with the liberal comedian and commentator. 

Acknowledging that Bill Maher is an atheist, Matthews delved into religion and brought up Pope Francis. Matthews claimed the Pope has "struck a cord" even with President Obama since he plans on commenting on "income inequality" during his State of the Union this month.

Maher responded,

Right well he keeps shaking things up in a way we have never really seen a pope do. I mean, he just appointed a bunch of new Cardinals which is kind of a Pope's way of redistricting. 

Matthews laughed and then Maher continued, saying he thinks people in the Vatican "must be going nuts", 

...He keeps saying things that must just blow their minds! The first thing he said when that, when he got into office was that atheists get into heaven! You know when he said that they were like, 'We gotta prepare the poison now!'

The Pope's alleged comments regarding how atheists will get into heaven have been debunked by many as taken out of context. After Matthews wondered aloud if the Pope's comments and actions are bringing people back to Catholicism, Bill Maher said,

I think ultimately maybe his goal is to kinda bring it down. 



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1 posted on 01/15/2014 4:16:18 AM PST by markomalley
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To: markomalley
"Atheist" the word, or the concept, is never used in the bible.

Psalm 14:1 The FOOL has said in his heart there is no God...

There are fools but no atheists.

2 posted on 01/15/2014 4:24:28 AM PST by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals crazy!)
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To: markomalley

3 posted on 01/15/2014 4:26:08 AM PST by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: markomalley

I wonder what made Bill so angry at everything.


4 posted on 01/15/2014 4:52:35 AM PST by Tulane
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To: Tulane

Clearly Maher is an expert on all matters religious - he who has no experience with that of which he speaks at length.


5 posted on 01/15/2014 5:00:01 AM PST by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: Tulane
I wonder what made Bill so angry at everything.

The mirror.

6 posted on 01/15/2014 5:01:51 AM PST by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Common Sense 101
Q: I wonder what made Bill so angry at everything.

A: The mirror.


7 posted on 01/15/2014 5:05:54 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: markomalley

How did Maher get to be famous? Was he a comic or something?
I never watched his show.....nor would I want to.


8 posted on 01/15/2014 5:07:29 AM PST by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: Common Sense 101

“I wonder what made Bill so angry at everything.”
The mirror.
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Excellent :)
I do wonder how these fools live with themselves.


9 posted on 01/15/2014 5:07:54 AM PST by AlexW
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To: markomalley

I thought after seeing his picture that he would be dead by now.


10 posted on 01/15/2014 5:13:52 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: markomalley
was that atheists get into heaven!

During his illness I prayed repeatedly that Christopher Hitchens would somehow make it. God's mercy is his to distribute as he wishes.


11 posted on 01/15/2014 6:24:45 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Yorlik803

Comedian in HomoWood means someone who makes fun of Americans.

Pray America is Waking


12 posted on 01/15/2014 6:27:08 AM PST by bray ("The Republic of Texas 2022" is coming in Feb)
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To: Tulane
I wonder what made Bill so angry at everything.

His ego is constantly on the verge of collapsing from worry that his lack of talent will finally be noticed.

Granted, most of my impressions come from his minimal acting roles that dragged down the films, and his anti-American spewing.

Although, with this pope, he may be on to something, but I would have expected him [Maher] to be silently cheering, not bringing it out into the open.

13 posted on 01/15/2014 6:28:43 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: Common Sense 101

It is the general axiom that most libs are angry, sad people while most conservatives are relatively happy (outside our laments of our government).


14 posted on 01/15/2014 6:52:17 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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15 posted on 01/15/2014 6:57:54 AM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: Tulane
I wonder what made Bill so angry at everything.

He gives every indication of 'Tiny D*ck Syndrome'. Mainly because he's got such a tiny one he overcompensates by being a really big d*ck!

16 posted on 01/15/2014 7:06:16 AM PST by pgkdan
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To: markomalley

Believe in nothing?

He still needs God.


17 posted on 01/15/2014 7:16:40 AM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

The worst offenders often make the best converts after God’s mercy and love heals them. Let’s pray for him. ;-)


18 posted on 01/15/2014 7:42:21 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
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To: SumProVita

Good idea. Always difficult to pray for the difficulty causing people.


19 posted on 01/15/2014 7:44:05 AM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Slyfox

Who’s that on the toast? Larry Fine?

I just wish the Pope would stop violating the Tenth Commandment. ‘Must be a little light on that one.


20 posted on 01/15/2014 7:51:28 AM PST by onedoug
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To: onedoug
You're examining Pope Francis' conscience now? Did he give you this job?

He doesn't seem to be coveting property. He keeps giving it away.

21 posted on 01/15/2014 8:39:56 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o (Point of Information)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I prayed for Hitchens too, Buckeye.


22 posted on 01/15/2014 2:02:09 PM PST by MDLION ("Trust in the Lord with all your heart" -Proverbs 3:5)
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To: Tulane

“I wonder what made Bill so angry at everything.” -Tulane

Daddy issues. More specifically, his Dad was a stern,Irish-Catholic who seemed to be a Jansenist. I suffered under a bit of Jansenism myself and it can make things difficult at times. I think Maher said his Dad eventually left the Church. A fear-ridden, excessively guilt-ridden Catholicism or Christianity eventually collapses upon those who practice it. So many atheist tyrants hated their fathers. I highly recommend the book “Faith Of The Fatherless” by Paul Vitz.


23 posted on 01/15/2014 2:08:47 PM PST by MDLION ("Trust in the Lord with all your heart" -Proverbs 3:5)
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To: MDLION
He serves on the board of PETA....

From Wikipedia. I did not know this.

24 posted on 01/15/2014 2:21:24 PM PST by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: markomalley

WHATEVER.....one of the most marvelous things about God is that He is there whether you believe it or not.....makes no difference to Him!!!


25 posted on 01/15/2014 9:17:46 PM PST by terycarl
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