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Pope Francis's 'reprehensible' failure
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Posted By: PageTurner, 7/21/2019 6:01:59 PM

Miami Herald columnist Andres Oppenheimer, a liberal, has noticed something wimpy going on about Pope Francis and Venezuela: Venezuela’s Conference of Bishops has released a bombshell statement demanding an immediate end of dictator Nicolás Maduro’s “illegitimate and failed government.” So why isn’t Pope Francis saying anything even close to that? Venezuela's bishops put out a fiery statement blasting the brutal, illegitimate Maduro dictatorship, calling for its extinction. Oppenheimer then asks: So what did the pope say after the bishops’ statement? Instead of echoing their demand that Maduro leave office,


Not a shred of moral authority left.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: udanja99 7/21/2019 6:26:06 PM (No. 130131)
Frankie is a fellow traveler with Maduro. It’s one of the reasons that I’m finding it harder and harder to attend mass and put my envelope in the collection plate.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: fayebeck 7/21/2019 6:51:34 PM (No. 130140)
An easy method for not putting money in the collection plate is to compare the collection plate no different than a panhandler on the street.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 7/21/2019 6:58:59 PM (No. 130142)
It wouldn't surprise me if the Pope has converted to Islam.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: JMJ724 7/21/2019 7:16:28 PM (No. 130148)
He also is not listening to the bishops in China.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: NotaBene 7/21/2019 7:43:11 PM (No. 130154)
To make matters worse, Pope Francisco’s #2 man is Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin, long time Nuncio to Venezuela.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Maggie2u 7/21/2019 8:52:06 PM (No. 130180)
You have to wonder what they had on Benedict to put this marxist in his place.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Cindiana 7/21/2019 9:05:47 PM (No. 130183)
Benedict knows exactly what's going on. He MUST speak out, while he still lives. It is his moral obligation.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Omen55 7/21/2019 9:06:25 PM (No. 130184)
The last pope.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Zarin 7/21/2019 9:37:38 PM (No. 130197)
The pope today and Jimmie Carter in the 1990's - recall that Prez Carter did not dispute the very crooked election of Chavez. He had to know that election was a fraud but did not want to risk a confrontation with the gangs that Chavez had on his side.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: jfodoch 7/21/2019 10:02:31 PM (No. 130211)
Without casting aspersions, may I ask if anyone wonders anymore if Frank has communistic tendencies?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: droopydog 7/21/2019 10:10:18 PM (No. 130216)
Yeah, agree with others--Benedict was taken down. I think about the Italian intelligence officials that were recently forced to resign. The globalist acolytes (BO, Merkel, May, the UN and EU commie bureaucrats, Soros) could not accept a truly conservative Pope. They bagged a Pope and thought they could also put Trump's head in their trophy room.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Luandir 7/21/2019 10:53:19 PM (No. 130228)
Because this Pope is a Pinko.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Strike3 7/21/2019 11:11:33 PM (No. 130239)
Frank is fooling nobody.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna 7/22/2019 7:16:48 AM (No. 130385)
"Eggs" Benedict is still locked in the broom closet at Castle Gandolfo. Conservatism is always met with violence by loving,caring, tolerant "Progressives" ......dontchaknow. You wouldn't want to insult the Church by implying that it's not worth stealing.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Ebuilder 7/22/2019 9:39:27 AM (No. 130503)
If Israel is God's time clock, Pope Francis is the second hand.
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