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Obama gives Pelosi rosary beads blessed by Pope Francis
The Daily Caller ^ | April 1, 2014 | Caroline May

Posted on 04/01/2014 9:43:22 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

President Obama gave House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi rosary beads blessed by Pope Francis during lunch Tuesday at the White House, according to an NBC News reporter.

Carrie Dann @CarrieNBCNews

Pelosi says she received a rosary blessed by
Pope Francis from Obama at lunch today

12:24 PM - 1 Apr 2014

Obama met Pope Francis at the Vatican for the first time last week.

Pelosi, a Catholic, has been criticized for her support of abortion — a practice which she has called “sacred ground” — by other Catholics.

Last year, a Vatican official in Rome said that the California lawmaker should be denied communion.

“This is a person who obstinately, after repeated admonitions, persists in a grave sin — cooperating with the crime of procured abortion,” Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke said in an interview with The Wanderer.

Pelosi met with Pope Benedict XVI in 2009, and according to a report in Politico at the time, the Pope spoke with her about the sanctity of life and blessed some rosaries for her grandchildren’s confirmation...

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TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Moral Issues; Religion & Politics
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So there's one church for VIPs and another for rank-and-file members? Just like every other religion, organization, club and etc. Since there is nothing stopping them from excommunicating her except the will to do so, that tells me they don't want to, right?
1 posted on 04/01/2014 9:43:22 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

GAGGING.
This is an abomination.
Totally meaningless.


2 posted on 04/01/2014 9:44:57 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did she mentioned they burned her hands?


3 posted on 04/01/2014 9:45:54 PM PDT by Blackirish
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did the rosary burn up on contact or did she run away saying i’m melting?


4 posted on 04/01/2014 9:46:44 PM PDT by Liaison
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Surprised Barry’s hands didn’t burn.


5 posted on 04/01/2014 9:46:52 PM PDT by Ray76 (Profit from the mistakes of others, you'll never live long enough to make them all yourself.)
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To: Ray76; onyx

I’m guessing her regular rosary is made from the skulls of the unborn.


6 posted on 04/01/2014 9:48:59 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No big deal. She’ll probably trade them for a botox treatment.


7 posted on 04/01/2014 9:50:19 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Happy Brain Injury Awareness Month!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The Pope, on learning that the rosary was given to Pelosi:

"Pelosi? If I knew it was for Pelosi, I would have smashed it into a million pieces!"

8 posted on 04/01/2014 9:52:08 PM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh dear God. What a thought!


9 posted on 04/01/2014 9:52:22 PM PDT by Ray76 (Profit from the mistakes of others, you'll never live long enough to make them all yourself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Will he bless a dirty sock for Bill Clinton?


10 posted on 04/01/2014 9:53:17 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Metaphorically it’s the truth though.


11 posted on 04/01/2014 9:53:22 PM PDT by Ray76 (Profit from the mistakes of others, you'll never live long enough to make them all yourself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I’m guessing her regular rosary is made from the skulls of the unborn.

UGH, but that would be fitting for her.

That Rosary has no special meaning whatsoever.

Shame on this Pope for giving it to the Marxist, particularly if he was told to whom it was going.
12 posted on 04/01/2014 9:53:26 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Ray76

I saw a vision of her doing that. It hit me like a brick and I had to write it down. No idea why.


13 posted on 04/01/2014 9:53:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What was that about pearls and swine again?


14 posted on 04/01/2014 9:54:23 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These cretins disgust me.


15 posted on 04/01/2014 9:54:32 PM PDT by scott7278 ("...I have not changed Congress and how it operates the way I would have liked..." - BHO)
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To: onyx

You must’ve heard the saying regarding casting pearls before swine, haven’t you?


16 posted on 04/01/2014 9:56:11 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: 353FMG; Psalm 144
LOL. You and Psalm 144!
17 posted on 04/01/2014 9:58:39 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Were they both(peloonie and zero) wearing gloves so as not to be burned by the blessed Rosary, or has Satan protected them?


18 posted on 04/01/2014 10:00:04 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: onyx

Pelosi says abortion is “sacred ground” because her god is Satan.


19 posted on 04/01/2014 10:01:58 PM PDT by Ray76 (Profit from the mistakes of others, you'll never live long enough to make them all yourself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nothing but the best for our rulers.


20 posted on 04/01/2014 10:02:24 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Ray76

I think you’re right.
She’s definitely one of his.


21 posted on 04/01/2014 10:03:35 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Blackirish

Pelosi is having a great Catholic year.

She met her Pope in person, she took Communion at the Vatican, was awarded a pro-abortion medal by Planned Parenthood, and now has been given a rosary which was a gift from her Holy Father, to her President and the leader of her party.


22 posted on 04/01/2014 10:03:47 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: ansel12

It’s pretty messed up.


23 posted on 04/01/2014 10:05:35 PM PDT by Ray76 (Profit from the mistakes of others, you'll never live long enough to make them all yourself.)
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To: Ray76

This is normal for Catholics, the Kennedys have always been Catholic royalty, honored in their church, and the democrat party has always owned the Catholic vote in America, with only a single hand’s worth of exceptions.


24 posted on 04/01/2014 10:10:56 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did they burst into flame?


25 posted on 04/01/2014 10:17:48 PM PDT by Argus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Pelosi says she received a rosary blessed by Pope Francis from Obama at lunch today

The beads didn't burn through her fingers?

26 posted on 04/01/2014 10:20:36 PM PDT by metalurgist ( Want your country back? It'll take guns and rope. Marxists won't give up peaceably.)
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To: ansel12

She can hold all the rosarys she wants. Unless she repents the only thing she had on her hands is blood.


27 posted on 04/01/2014 10:25:45 PM PDT by Blackirish
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Miss Piggy and Kermit wearing their human masks.


28 posted on 04/01/2014 10:30:18 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All
I am number 9 out of 10 kids from a Catholic family. And when I say that, I mean my dad is a fanatical Catholic, who never truly showed any of us true fatherly love. His love was the Catholic church. I grew up in a family where my parents fought. Violently. Constantly. I grew to despise organized religion because of what I saw growing up. So did my brothers and sisters. Only 1 kid in our family is still Catholic. The relationship I have with my dad (if you can call it that), is that he still lectures me about all things Catholic, and that's all he talks about. He tries to belittle me when I try to change the subject. I'm 42 years old. I've never known what it's like to have a healthy relationship with my father. He pushed every one of his kids except 1 away from religion.

I have a personal relationship with God, but I left the church long ago. And my dad still belittles me when he talks religion to me. Believe me, I never bring it up to him. He just takes it upon himself to belittle me that I am no longer a Catholic.

The fact that the pope sat down with Obama and gave him a rosary confirms why i left the church. The pope isn't stupid. He knows what Obama and Pelosi stand for.

So hey, Pope Francis, go kiss the feet of an idol statue and worship it, like you apparently did to Obamas ass.
29 posted on 04/01/2014 10:48:41 PM PDT by An American in Turkiye
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To: An American in Turkiye

You really think all Catholic families fight violently?

Too bad your childhood warped you so.


30 posted on 04/01/2014 10:52:29 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature not nurture)
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To: An American in Turkiye
If you ever get a chance read Pat Buchanan's Right from the Beginning about his upbringing in the church.
31 posted on 04/01/2014 10:53:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: steve86
Steve86-
No, i do not believe all catholic families are like what i went through. I was only speaking about my own upbringing, and how I was repeatedly told that the pope is Christ here on earth. And I do not believe that Christ would have ANYTHING to give Obama or Pelosi. He would instead tell them to think about the damage they are doing.

I meant no disrespect to you or any Catholic on FreeRepublic.
32 posted on 04/01/2014 11:01:42 PM PDT by An American in Turkiye
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To: An American in Turkiye
It took me until I was already an adult before it sunk in that God is our TRUE Father and those earthly, biological ones we got in no way can ever compare to Him. We often think of God like we do our fathers. But God's love is unconditional, unaffected by our actions and a constant that we need never doubt. Our human fathers - no matter how good or loving they are - can never compare to our Heavenly father.

All you can do is pray for your Dad to come to a genuine, saving faith in Jesus Christ instead of trusting in his church to save him - it won't and can't. Love and respect him and let his criticism roll off your back. He does not know what he is talking about. Cling to your ETERNAL Father, who loves you and gave Himself for you.

33 posted on 04/01/2014 11:13:34 PM PDT by boatbums (Simul justis et peccator.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
So Obama is a Re-gifter as well as his accomplishments as a Grifter.

In any case...it's the ultimate insult....to re-gift a gift from the Pope.

34 posted on 04/02/2014 1:15:11 AM PDT by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

RE-Gifting


35 posted on 04/02/2014 1:52:50 AM PDT by stocksthatgoup (Take out the trash)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This doesn’t surprise me. Francis is being “pastoral” again. What he should be handing her is a writ of excommunication.


36 posted on 04/02/2014 2:24:51 AM PDT by piusv
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She has ex-communicated herself from GOD!


37 posted on 04/02/2014 2:42:15 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ok I’ll give obama some credit here, he realizes she needs help.


38 posted on 04/02/2014 3:08:23 AM PDT by jughandle
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To: Blackirish

I think she uses them anally on Obama, Harry Reid and whatever Democrat they need to keep in line.


39 posted on 04/02/2014 3:16:56 AM PDT by Freedom of Speech Wins
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To: onyx

Shame on this Pope for giving it to the Marxist, particularly if he was told to whom it was going.

He may have bought them in one of the various stores that are geared towards tourists.


40 posted on 04/02/2014 3:23:25 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: An American in Turkiye

I am so sorry that you had such a rough upbringing. The only thing is that you let your Dad win by giving up your religion.


41 posted on 04/02/2014 3:25:46 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: jughandle

Actually, B. Hussein knows just what he is doing.

He is pulling another stunt to garner satanic support for abortion and to continue to woo the Catholic crowd for his causes, by showing the world by implication that Pelosi’s suck-up to everything abortion and all her mischeivous behavior is sanctioned by the Church.

“Lord, forgive this desecration of the Rosary, meant to be used to meditate on Thy sacred mysteries!”

May God complete His chastisements on this culture of death refining it like fire until what ever remnant remains thereafter make Him our all in all!

(Meanwhile mother Mary shall certainly seek to temper His just and harsh intentions as she often has in the past.)

“Please, God forgive and heal our indifference toward thee.”

“Mother Mary, up in heaven, refuge if sinners, pray to Jesus for us! Even as thou didst modify His course at the wedding feast in Cana, cause Him to look kindly on us again.”


42 posted on 04/02/2014 3:45:08 AM PDT by Repent and Believe (Promote good. Tolerate the harmless. Let evil be crushed.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Of any person I know of who desperately NEEDS a Rosary, it’s Nancy Pelosi.


43 posted on 04/02/2014 3:47:30 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Many parables about going after lost sheep in the Bible....not slaughtering them because they are lost.


44 posted on 04/02/2014 3:51:19 AM PDT by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why would the Pope give NON-CATHOLIC Obummer a rosary? Makes no sense. If the “proof” of this is a tweet from a left-wing pro-abort female that works for NBC I ain’t buying it.


45 posted on 04/02/2014 4:08:11 AM PDT by NKP_Vet ("It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died;we should thank God that such men lived" ~ Patton)
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To: ansel12

If you believe a tweet from a left-wing pro-abort female NBC flunkie you will believe anything. Makes no sense whatsover for the Pope to give NON-CATHOLIC Obummer a rosary.


46 posted on 04/02/2014 4:10:59 AM PDT by NKP_Vet ("It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died;we should thank God that such men lived" ~ Patton)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m sure she’ll pray a rosary every day. /s


47 posted on 04/02/2014 4:12:27 AM PDT by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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To: ansel12

Nice broad brush you’re painting with.


48 posted on 04/02/2014 4:15:35 AM PDT by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama probably sent one of his drunken Secret Service guys down to the Vatican gift shop to buy those rosary beads.

He probably thought it would be a hoot to see her gush over the gift.


49 posted on 04/02/2014 4:17:11 AM PDT by dforest
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To: An American in Turkiye

Christ also hung out with sinners.

Giving a rosary to someone is not in any way honoring them. It’s more like an invitation to prayer. How is that not acting Christ-like?


50 posted on 04/02/2014 4:19:22 AM PDT by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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