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(Chicago Sun-Times)   Now we can't lose: The Pope supports the war.   ( divider line
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3184 clicks; posted to Main » on 10 Oct 2001 at 4:27 PM (16 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2001-10-10 04:32:40 PM  
Ah crap... What an asshole...

This is only going to rally the until-now complacent muslim nations against us.
2001-10-10 04:33:22 PM  
No! This is exactly what they wanted a Jihad!!!!
2001-10-10 04:33:35 PM  
yea, and the church is infallible so theres no way we can lose.
2001-10-10 04:36:09 PM  
It's armageddon boys and girls. Satan is sharpening his ice skates.
2001-10-10 04:37:24 PM  
What's that old game...Castles 2?
2001-10-10 04:42:21 PM  
We will crusade to victory with the Pope on our side! (The Pope does not want revenge on Muslim countries to beating him in the 15th century) The Pope is sure to unite the world against the Taliban (even the Muslims that despise him and the Jewish people that got bossed around during the Crusades)

In closing, the Pope will be deploy the 4 planes of the Vatican Air Force to Uzbekistan by Friday.
2001-10-10 04:43:37 PM  
OK Padre, how about you join the Northern Alliance?
2001-10-10 04:45:44 PM  
Wow, an imagionary supreme being supports us. Super.
2001-10-10 04:46:44 PM  
2001-10-10 04:48:20 PM  
The whole infallibility thing...
The Pope is only supposed to be infallible if he's talking about church teachings. If he tells you the Indians are going to win the World Series, keep your money in your pocket.
2001-10-10 04:50:30 PM  
Does this mean it's OK to call it a 'crusade' again?
2001-10-10 04:51:47 PM  
Nyaa nyaa nya nyaaaa nya...

Our God can beat up your God
2001-10-10 04:56:07 PM  
What's his stance on sucking off altar boys?
2001-10-10 04:56:37 PM  
2001-10-10 05:08:14 PM  
YEA! pope hats for everyone! now we're kicking ass for jesus!
2001-10-10 05:12:03 PM  
2001-10-10 05:20:59 PM  
Just out of curiousity, has anyone read the new issue of Rolling Stone? There are two interesting articles in there, "The Never-Ending Jihad" and "My Lunch with Osama bin Laden". They were published in other publications before September 11th, and as if they weren't unsettling enough before 9-11, they are farking scary now. I was hoping for a peaceful solution, but I'm not sure if peaceful negotiations will work after reading these.

Don't want to be an alarmist, but this could be the big one.
2001-10-10 05:22:47 PM  
What I really said was;

Kick their Fu
2001-10-10 05:23:34 PM  
(Lets try that again)
What I really said was;

Kick their farking Ass.
2001-10-10 05:25:05 PM  
Watch it now or I am going to Jihad your ass.
2001-10-10 05:25:35 PM  
Hey look I see pigs flying outside my windows.
2001-10-10 05:39:42 PM  
The Church approving of genocide and war? I don't see that as possible.
2001-10-10 05:52:24 PM  
Wheres the picture of the horsemen of the apacolypse again? I think that it may be appropriate NOW. Buckle your seatbelts boys, and girls... this is going to get weird.
2001-10-10 05:57:25 PM  
Fb- Who hurt you, man? You're about the most cynical person I've ever encountered on this site.
2001-10-10 06:08:58 PM  
Pope Urban the II would be proud.....
2001-10-10 06:30:23 PM  
Irresonsible headline, the story says a Cardinal said this, there's no mention of the Pope saying anything
2001-10-10 06:44:14 PM  
No way, a misleading headline here? I don't think that is possible.
2001-10-10 06:45:30 PM  
as a 53 year old baptized roman catholic with 17 years of catholic education (5 with the jesuits), who cares what that bunch think?
these old guys have it made. cardinal, sparrow, pope, who cares?
if the US goes to war, lets kick ass and win that will last at least 25 years.
2001-10-10 06:55:43 PM  
i'm sorry; i hope the pope will go to afganistan and meet with the head taliban guy and work out nice solution. or go to the 5 most important islam guys in the world and tell all cristians and moslems to be good.
that will have to help
2001-10-10 07:02:24 PM  
FB:.. Why are you such a negative asshole??

Just asking..;)
2001-10-10 08:20:12 PM  
The Pope rules.
2001-10-10 08:28:36 PM  
As an altar boy, I must say:
I know the whole thing about how "atheists and Jews can take a joke but for some reason Christians can't" thing, but that's mainly because most jokes told around here about atheists and Jews aren't malicious. For instance, that tombstone inscription I mentioned. "Here lies an atheist: All dressed up and nowhere to go." That shouldn't offend anybody because that's what atheists believe. But all this crap about "sucking altar boys" needs to stop. Besides, at 6'2" and carrying a metal staff with a crucifix on top, nobody's going to try pulling any of that gay crap on me!
2001-10-10 08:31:23 PM  
Oh, and it was a cardinal who said this.
""This is a just war, not a holy war nor a war of religions."
Oh well. The crusades were rather amusing. The jokes, I mean.
2001-10-10 08:37:22 PM  
"Besides, at 6'2" and carrying a metal staff with a crucifix on top, nobody's going to try pulling any of that gay crap on me!"

Yeah, smite those evil homosexuals with your phallic object!
2001-10-10 08:42:41 PM  
cough crusadescough
pope said same things about the crusades, we fight for god, we cant lose.
2001-10-10 09:01:47 PM  
This is really bad news. When the King of the Catholics gives his blessing the west is in trouble. If Archie 'o Canteberry follows suit we have then reduced this to a holy war and played into YoMamma's bin Had's hand.

Where is separation of chuch and state when you really need it!

It is a war on terrorism for the benefit of western interests (oil) and based on that we can introduce a whole lot of folks to the "pink mist society" and keep religion out of this.
2001-10-10 09:08:12 PM  
The pope didn`t say fark all, mostly because he say say anything anyway, or see, or piss or shiat in places other than his diaper.
His quoting days are over.

Take him out to the barn with a double barreled and blow the mother away.
2001-10-10 09:08:59 PM  
Oh my name it is nothin'
My age it means less
The country I come from
Is called the Midwest
I's taught and brought up there
The laws to abide
And that land that I live in
Has God on its side.

Oh the history books tell it
They tell it so well
The cavalries charged
The Indians fell
The cavalries charged
The Indians died
Oh the country was young
With God on its side.

Oh the Spanish-American
War had its day
And the Civil War too
Was soon laid away
And the names of the heroes
I's made to memorize
With guns in their hands
And God on their side.

Oh the First World War, boys
It closed out its fate
The reason for fighting
I never got straight
But I learned to accept it
Accept it with pride
For you don't count the dead
When God's on your side.

When the Second World War
Came to an end
We forgave the Germans
And we were friends
Though they murdered six million
In the ovens they fried
The Germans now too
Have God on their side.

I've learned to hate Russians
All through my whole life
If another war starts
It's them we must fight
To hate them and fear them
To run and to hide
And accept it all bravely
With God on my side.

But now we got weapons
Of the chemical dust
If fire them we're forced to
Then fire them we must
One push of the button
And a shot the world wide
And you never ask questions
When God's on your side.

In a many dark hour
I've been thinkin' about this
That Jesus Christ
Was betrayed by a kiss
But I can't think for you
You'll have to decide
Whether Judas Iscariot
Had God on his side.

So now as I'm leavin'
I'm weary as Hell
The confusion I'm feelin'
Ain't no tongue can tell
The words fill my head
And fall to the floor
If God's on our side
He'll stop the next war.

(Bob Dylan, 1964)
2001-10-10 09:09:32 PM  
Damnit, that should read "can't say" not "say say".
bah, i wish you could later edit these comments.
2001-10-10 09:16:20 PM  
Yes, smite them I shall. Heheh. *KLANG*
2001-10-10 09:32:01 PM  
Thanks for wasteing our time...., good call..'(
2001-10-10 09:36:12 PM  
Are we to believe the Pope got off his death-bed to make decisions on world events? I think not. He can barely move.
2001-10-10 09:44:28 PM  
Fark the pope. He ain't any holier than any of us here. Just what we need, some God-wannabe's endorsement...people act like he's God....
2001-10-10 09:45:34 PM  
Are we to believe the Pope got off his death-bed to make decisions on world events? I think not. He can barely move.

Where the fark are you coming from, killemall? He may have Parkinson's, but he gets around. I never cease to be amazed by his energy...most guys that get shot up at 70 do more than just go to the hospital for a few days and give up skiing. And considering that Time was throwing in the towel for him 7 or 8 years ago, he's doing dammm well.
2001-10-10 09:46:42 PM  
But the just war doctrine does say that the war has to be declared. I think we're still missing that part.
2001-10-10 09:53:57 PM  
Fark It! I declared war, Dubya declared war, let's get it on!
2001-10-10 10:06:16 PM  
The day Dubya is MY President and the one who declares the war I go off to fight... that'll be the day!
2001-10-10 10:51:20 PM  
"They won't catch us; we're on a mission from God,"
2001-10-10 11:16:10 PM  

(not that I care, but...)

"It's been very obvious for at least the last five years that he has Parkinson's disease. He's bent over, his left hand trembles, he has fallen.

Parkinson's is a progressive and incurable disease caused by the loss of brain cells that produce dopamine, an important message-carrying chemical that helps control movement.

There is no cure, although drugs can slow its progression. Experimental techniques such as the transplant of brain cells from pigs or aborted fetuses show promise but are highly controversial.
2001-10-11 02:03:49 AM  
Dylan rocks.
2001-10-11 02:29:54 AM  
Who woke the pope up?

Who gives a rat's ass what he thinks about anything?

Give him an alter boy to suck on and tell him to shut up.

Silly christians...
2001-10-11 03:18:44 AM  
Who woke the pope up?

Who, who-who, who who?

Who woke the pope up?
2001-10-11 04:13:47 AM  
Christians knocking Catholics. Heelarious.
2001-10-11 10:33:01 AM  
What are these people thinking? This just adds more fuel to the Islamic fundamentalists contention that this is a holy war. They should just shut-up.
2001-10-11 10:40:49 AM  
Saywhat: "What are these people thinking? This just adds more fuel to the Islamic fundamentalists contention that this is a holy war. They should just shut-up."

If they are willing to die to the last man for their Holy War, I feel obligated to oblige them. It would hate to disappoint them.
2001-10-12 02:24:16 PM  
"Give him an alter boy to suck on and tell him to shut up."
You're so farking lucky I don't know where you live =P
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