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(Huffington Post)   Pope Francis wants everyone to know that the Global Economy is about to come crashing down upon us   (huffingtonpost.com) divider line 111
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2014-06-15 09:47:02 AM  
I hope he's wrong, but his feelings are an echo of my feelings.  It's a complicated issue.
 
2014-06-15 10:36:15 AM  
Wall Street won't care. They've already got skulls for the blood throne and will get more from the tax payers to decorate the throne room
 
2014-06-15 11:03:00 AM  
He may be right, but nobody is going to listen.
 
2014-06-15 11:45:16 AM  
It's a signal crafted to alert the shadow world bank to proceed to the next phase of the plan. Study it out, people! Buy gold!!!
 
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2014-06-15 11:49:25 AM  
Lighten up Francis.

/We already know.
 
2014-06-15 11:53:38 AM  
New spin on "the end is near?"
 
2014-06-15 11:54:07 AM  
Thanks for the warning, Frank. Now maybe give away some of that hoarded Catholic Church GOLD in your vaults to help prop things up.  I think Jesus would do so.

Get to it or quit like Benedict.
 
2014-06-15 11:54:15 AM  
No worries, rich people will be fine and that's what really matters.
 
2014-06-15 11:54:57 AM  
Shouldn't farkers be calling him a conspiracy theorist?
 
2014-06-15 11:57:57 AM  

Veni_Vidi_Vici: Shouldn't farkers be calling him a conspiracy theorist?


Ironic post is ironic.
 
2014-06-15 11:58:13 AM  
The last thing that religious groups want is an open, free-market economy. They thrive under kings and dictators.

Kick his farking holiness to the farking kerb.
 
2014-06-15 12:00:40 PM  
Because if I'm going to panic over anything, it's gonna be over a statement that includes the words "someone told me".
 
2014-06-15 12:00:49 PM  
Who names their kid " Pope " ?
 
2014-06-15 12:02:03 PM  
Is this the same guy that thinks there's an omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent sky wizard watching carefully over the ENTIRETY of all known reality in the universe in real time that somehow cares if I fap? When he's sitting on billions in gold and hiding pedophile priests from prosecution?

Yea. About that...
 
2014-06-15 12:03:56 PM  

Nothing To See Here: Who names their kid " Pope " ?


I want to kiss you on the mouth right now.

I've been in such a sh*tty mood the last 12 hours or so (don't ask) but that really brought a smile to my face. Thanks!
 
2014-06-15 12:06:47 PM  
37.media.tumblr.com
 
2014-06-15 12:09:47 PM  

xaks: Is this the same guy that thinks there's an omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent sky wizard watching carefully over the ENTIRETY of all known reality in the universe in real time that somehow cares if I fap? When he's sitting on billions in gold and hiding pedophile priests from prosecution?

Yea. About that...


Exactly. Now if he was talking about how to molest an altar boy, that's a subject I'm sure he actually knows something about.
 
2014-06-15 12:09:50 PM  
Yes, this unequal economic system is as unnecessary as an altar boy's pants.
 
2014-06-15 12:14:49 PM  

Aar1012: Wall Street won't care. They've already got skulls for the blood throne and will get more from the tax payers to decorate the throne room


See, this is how I know you're not a Catholic.
It's supposed to be blood for the blood god, and skulls for the skull throne.  Jeez.
 
2014-06-15 12:16:56 PM  

walktoanarcade: Thanks for the warning, Frank. Now maybe give away some of that hoarded Catholic Church GOLD in your vaults to help prop things up. I think Jesus would do so.

Get to it or quit like Benedict.


It was one of his first actions as pope.

He's done it multiple times.

And he's changing the way the church works, too, telling the Vatican support team to get off their asses and get outside, working directly with the poor.

Despite push backs from billionaires and the rest of the rich.

So what now?

/really, really like this pope
//atheist
 
2014-06-15 12:20:05 PM  

Elegy: So what now?


That's disingenuous. He did not give away the papal gold. I know this for a fact.

Yes, the Catholic Church could slow down or even prevent some pain, yet it won't because it's full of shait and you're falling for it.

Would you praise me if I gave a nickel to charity?

The Pope is a wolf in sheep's clothing. Know why he knows so much? He's behind a lot of the misery. lol

Man, the world is funny.
 
2014-06-15 12:21:58 PM  
Stick to fixing the church ass-wipe, your plate is full.
 
2014-06-15 12:27:34 PM  

xaks: Is this the same guy that thinks there's an omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent sky wizard watching carefully over the ENTIRETY of all known reality in the universe in real time that somehow cares if I fap? When he's sitting on billions in gold and hiding pedophile priests from prosecution?

Yea. About that...


Actually, he believes he (and only he, as the result of a secret vote) can converse with the sky wizard.  In secret.  It's totally on the up and up, just read about it in this book his church wrote.
 
2014-06-15 12:31:43 PM  
I find it hard to argue with his statements. Income inequality IS a problem for economies - how will your economy continue to function with the consumers more and more impoverished, unable to consume, and great pools of wealth stagnating under the houses of the uber-wealthy? We know the cost of wars here in the US where we paid for the last few wars on a credit card - enriching politically connected contractors while the burden is borne by the rest of the society.

I see the "conservatives" are out in force poo-pooing it though. Good job, ya'll. Your track record of being on the wrong side of history continues unabated I see.
 
2014-06-15 12:31:47 PM  

Elegy: walktoanarcade: Thanks for the warning, Frank. Now maybe give away some of that hoarded Catholic Church GOLD in your vaults to help prop things up. I think Jesus would do so.

Get to it or quit like Benedict.

It was one of his first actions as pope.

He's done it multiple times.

And he's changing the way the church works, too, telling the Vatican support team to get off their asses and get outside, working directly with the poor.

Despite push backs from billionaires and the rest of the rich.

So what now?

/really, really like this pope
//atheist


So the Vatican is still filthy rich.  Thats whats now.
 
2014-06-15 12:35:26 PM  

walktoanarcade: That's disingenuous. He did not give away the papal gold. I know this for a fact.

Yes, the Catholic Church could slow down or even prevent some pain, yet it won't because it's full of shait and you're falling for it.

Would you praise me if I gave a nickel to charity?

The Pope is a wolf in sheep's clothing. Know why he knows so much? He's behind a lot of the misery. lol

Man, the world is funny.


So the guy is doing everything you say you want, and he's still a wolf-in-sheep's clothing because he didn't wave his magical pope wand and make it better overnight?

i.imgur.com

Wake me up when you get over your issues with being sent to a catholic school as a child, and you want to have an adult discussion about reasonable expectations and concrete actions that back up the pious talk.
 
2014-06-15 12:36:42 PM  

Elegy: Wake me up when you get over your issues with being sent to a catholic school as a child, and you want to have an adult discussion about reasonable expectations and concrete actions that back up the pious talk.


Wrong website slick.
 
2014-06-15 12:41:39 PM  
Pope Prepper?
 
2014-06-15 12:42:50 PM  

Elegy: So the guy is doing everything you say you want,


You do not know how to read. Work on that.

And posting a gif sure tells me! ;)
 
2014-06-15 12:44:40 PM  

Elegy: So the guy is doing everything you say you want, and he's still a wolf-in-sheep's clothing because he didn't wave his magical pope wand and make it better overnight?


Isnt that what the magical drag queen voice of god on earth is supposed to do?
 
2014-06-15 12:46:23 PM  

Elegy: walktoanarcade: Thanks for the warning, Frank. Now maybe give away some of that hoarded Catholic Church GOLD in your vaults to help prop things up. I think Jesus would do so.

Get to it or quit like Benedict.

It was one of his first actions as pope.

He's done it multiple times.

And he's changing the way the church works, too, telling the Vatican support team to get off their asses and get outside, working directly with the poor.

Despite push backs from billionaires and the rest of the rich.

So what now?

/really, really like this pope
//atheist


I can here to echo your sentiments as an agnostic/existentialist.  This pope actual speaks to my principles.  There will always be secular kneejerk reaction to "The Church", but there are some inspiring people who I will in fact trust on their word.  I think this pope has the makings of that.
 
2014-06-15 12:48:55 PM  

xaks: Is this the same guy that thinks there's an omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent sky wizard watching carefully over the ENTIRETY of all known reality in the universe in real time that somehow cares if I fap? When he's sitting on billions in gold and hiding pedophile priests from prosecution?

Yea. About that...


Sounds to me like the man knows how to run a large business.

/which he is
 
2014-06-15 12:59:48 PM  

walktoanarcade: Thanks for the warning, Frank. Now maybe give away some of that hoarded Catholic Church GOLD in your vaults to help prop things up.  I think Jesus would do so.

Get to it or quit like Benedict.


Well, I see my angle is covered. Thanks for not swearing as much as I would have! :-)
 
2014-06-15 01:00:21 PM  

SilentStrider: He may be right, but nobody is going to listen.


He's mostly talking about youth unemployment in Italy and Spain.

I bet some Italian politicians listen quite carefully if they think their voters listen to the Pope's opinion.
 
2014-06-15 01:01:08 PM  

Elegy: really, really like this pope


that's no pope, that's a spindoctor, FFS
 
2014-06-15 01:06:04 PM  
I can't tell if the farkers here are attacking the Pope because he isn't socialistic enough or because he is a socialist.
 
2014-06-15 01:08:33 PM  

wesmon: I can't tell if the farkers here are attacking the Pope because he isn't socialistic enough or because he is a socialist.


What about attacking the church, can you tell why that might be, or do you find that just as confusing?

/redistribute the wealth, man.
 
2014-06-15 01:09:21 PM  
37.media.tumblr.com
 
2014-06-15 01:11:41 PM  
If we had a world war, we could draft all those young unemployed people.

Just sayin'
 
2014-06-15 01:12:09 PM  

wesmon: I can't tell if the farkers here are attacking the Pope because he isn't socialistic enough or because he is a socialist.


why not both?
 
2014-06-15 01:12:41 PM  

uttertosh: wesmon: I can't tell if the farkers here are attacking the Pope because he isn't socialistic enough or because he is a socialist.

What about attacking the church, can you tell why that might be, or do you find that just as confusing?

/redistribute the wealth, man.


I congratulate him for sticking his neck out as far as he has. You know damned well that if he did try to distribute any wealth he would be gone in a millisecond.
 
2014-06-15 01:15:57 PM  

Greylight: Elegy: walktoanarcade: Thanks for the warning, Frank. Now maybe give away some of that hoarded Catholic Church GOLD in your vaults to help prop things up. I think Jesus would do so.

Get to it or quit like Benedict.

It was one of his first actions as pope.

He's done it multiple times.

And he's changing the way the church works, too, telling the Vatican support team to get off their asses and get outside, working directly with the poor.

Despite push backs from billionaires and the rest of the rich.

So what now?

/really, really like this pope
//atheist

I can here to echo your sentiments as an agnostic/existentialist.  This pope actual speaks to my principles.  There will always be secular kneejerk reaction to "The Church", but there are some inspiring people who I will in fact trust on their word.  I think this pope has the makings of that.


Asatru follower, and agree he actually has done as he preaches and seems like a stand up individual.

Don't care for dogma, but there are a few good people in almost every religion.
 
2014-06-15 01:20:28 PM  

wesmon: uttertosh: wesmon: I can't tell if the farkers here are attacking the Pope because he isn't socialistic enough or because he is a socialist.

What about attacking the church, can you tell why that might be, or do you find that just as confusing?

/redistribute the wealth, man.

I congratulate him for sticking his neck out as far as he has. You know damned well that if he did try to distribute any wealth he would be gone in a millisecond.


so you agree that he's just a figurehead spindoctor, who has no notion for producing any real change withing the horrifying financial corruption in the vatican, cos it might cost him his jerb.

Good, glad you can see that this is not the work of someone who takes the ideals of Jesus, and applies it to his everyday existence.

/if you're not a Catholic, I simply can't understand being an apologist for them.
 
2014-06-15 01:22:35 PM  

Nadie_AZ: If we had a world war, we could draft all those young unemployed people.

Just sayin'


probably the inevitable outcome
 
2014-06-15 01:28:39 PM  

uttertosh: wesmon: uttertosh: wesmon: I can't tell if the farkers here are attacking the Pope because he isn't socialistic enough or because he is a socialist.

What about attacking the church, can you tell why that might be, or do you find that just as confusing?

/redistribute the wealth, man.

I congratulate him for sticking his neck out as far as he has. You know damned well that if he did try to distribute any wealth he would be gone in a millisecond.

so you agree that he's just a figurehead spindoctor, who has no notion for producing any real change withing the horrifying financial corruption in the vatican, cos it might cost him his jerb.

Good, glad you can see that this is not the work of someone who takes the ideals of Jesus, and applies it to his everyday existence.

/if you're not a Catholic, I simply can't understand being an apologist for them.


Actually he has fired the financial board of the Vatican twice now in an effort to get to the bottom of the corruption in finances. I figure this fight will be what leads to his downfall as the church fights back.

And no, I am not a Catholic or Christian.
 
2014-06-15 01:36:58 PM  
I am reminded of the first words my Econ 101 teacher told us: "Nobody knows anything."
 
2014-06-15 01:38:13 PM  

Whatchoo Talkinbout: Wrong website slick.


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walktoanarcade: You do not know how to read. Work on that


Sorry, you are correct. I should have said "Obviously nothing will ever be good enough for you because of your own deep seated issues. Despite this, I am sorry for any abuse you have suffered, but you do need to realize that not everyone is like the people who treated you so badly. We are all human beings, and plenty of us want to treat each other with respect and dignity, evolve, and get the fark off this planet. I suggest you join us at your earliest convenience."


And posting a gif sure tells me! ;)

i.imgur.com
 
2014-06-15 01:44:19 PM  
Time to start making your guillotines now, folks! Beat the pre-season rush and save!
 
2014-06-15 01:46:07 PM  
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/leo_xiii/encyclicals/documents/hf_l - xiii_enc_15051891_rerum-novarum_en.html

Of course it's more than a paragraph long, so it'll go into most people's TL;DR pile.
 
2014-06-15 01:48:38 PM  

wesmon: Actually he has fired the financial board of the Vatican twice now in an effort to get to the bottom of the corruption in finances. I figure this fight will be what leads to his downfall as the church fights back.

And no, I am not a Catholic or Christian.


I'm sure he has done everything that he's been allowed to in order to make the correct adjustments of the public's perception of the Church, yes.

I'm actually starting to feel like I'm the one who's all tinfoil-hatty about this, btw, but time will tell, I suppose.
 
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