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2014-08-18 12:06:32 AM  
He even had time for a quick lunch.
 
2014-08-18 12:57:53 AM  
i.dailymail.co.uk

"Did someone say we're getting ice cream????? I LOVE ICE CREAM!"
 
2014-08-18 03:12:55 AM  
He does have an awesome PR team, but he is still Catholic, and the Pope.

/and rumor has it he sh*ts in the woods
 
2014-08-18 03:52:07 AM  
FTFA: Having refused a Popemobile and instead requesting Korea's smallest compact car

But how will he wear his pope hat?
 
2014-08-18 03:57:39 AM  
The bar is so low for popes that not taking a helicopter makes Pope Francis awesome?  I want a job with similarly low expectations.
 
2014-08-18 03:59:54 AM  
I was hoping this article would be about the pope doing the Ice Bucket challenge, after Weird Al challenged him.
 
2014-08-18 04:00:28 AM  

LordBeavis: The bar is so low for popes that not taking a helicopter makes Pope Francis awesome?  I want a job with similarly low expectations.


He's a Pope and you're not.

If President Obama said "To hell with it, these presidential limos are stifling" and hopped on the Metro, it would be pretty damn awesome too.
 
2014-08-18 04:00:54 AM  
Pandering.

Hey what ever happened to aids in africa? What? He took the train instead of a helicopter?! WOW!
 
2014-08-18 04:07:54 AM  

Captain Dan: LordBeavis: The bar is so low for popes that not taking a helicopter makes Pope Francis awesome?  I want a job with similarly low expectations.

He's a Pope and you're not.

If President Obama said "To hell with it, these presidential limos are stifling" and hopped on the Metro, it would be pretty damn awesome too.


I bet the entire car would be filled with Secret Service, though, and I wonder how much of the Pope's train was Vatican guards with halberdiers.
 
2014-08-18 04:17:13 AM  
People keep saying it but I don't see it.

/lighten up, Francis
 
2014-08-18 04:18:56 AM  

Captain Dan: LordBeavis: The bar is so low for popes that not taking a helicopter makes Pope Francis awesome?  I want a job with similarly low expectations.

He's a Pope and you're not.

If President Obama said "To hell with it, these presidential limos are stifling" and hopped on the Metro, it would be pretty damn awesome too.


No, the bar is low and he gets a train, it's not awesome. Obama getting a train isn't awesome either. If he transformed into a train, with guns, and shot stuff up, that'd be awesome.
 
2014-08-18 04:20:45 AM  
Pope Francis continues to be awesome believe in an invisble sky wizard and his zombie son, kiddy diddling.
 
2014-08-18 04:20:51 AM  
Has he gotten around to saying, "Don't have sex with kids" yet?
 
2014-08-18 04:21:47 AM  

SquiggsIN: Djorra: I bet the entire car would be filled with Secret Service, though, and I wonder how much of the Pope's train was Vatican guards with halberdiers.


Halberds are weapons, halberdiers are people with halberds; you're right. Sorry, I've been drinking.
 
2014-08-18 04:22:05 AM  
Strange description for the head of the world's largest kiddy-fiddling network.
 
2014-08-18 04:23:09 AM  
American Idol winner feel-good Pope. He's a PR Pope, nothing more. Vatican II is nonsense.
 
2014-08-18 04:33:11 AM  

Captain Dan: LordBeavis: The bar is so low for popes that not taking a helicopter makes Pope Francis awesome?  I want a job with similarly low expectations.

He's a Pope and you're not.

If President Obama said "To hell with it, these presidential limos are stifling" and hopped on the Metro, it would be pretty damn awesome too.


Biden commuted by train for years as a US Senator - not quite the same, but not bad.

I wouldn't go so far as "awesome" but it is nice to see a Pope with some humility.


If you like a down-to-earth religious leader, the Dalai Lama has been known to joke around about his farts...

'Before the question and answer session with the crowd of more than 5000, Hafner explained her concept of personal wealth - silver in her hair, gold in her teeth and a body full of natural gas.

This elicited peals of laughter from His Holiness. "I too," he said. "Especially on a plane. And then, you look around...." Peering left and right, he leaned aside and raised one buttock from his chair. It brought the house down.'
 
2014-08-18 04:37:24 AM  
Francis was seen riding in the fourth car of the train, in first-class, while another 500 people were on board, Korean media reported.

First class? I am disappoint.
 
2014-08-18 04:47:24 AM  
STOP THIS NOW!

Why the hell is the Pope even relevant to anyone besides Cat-licks?

So he goes to Korea and all the "news" drools to report the story.  Did you know he rode in a Kia while he was in South Korea?  I do, but do I give a flying fark?  NO!

Did you know that Asia has the fastest growing population of bead counters in the world?  I know that now thanks to CNN.  I don't give a shiat though.

The Vatican doesn't have an army - he rents some Swiss guards in stupid outfits.  The Vatican doesn't have a beer (AFAIK).  The Vatican doesn't have an airline.  They don't have nuclear weapons and they don't have a football team.

Therefore Vatican City is not a real country and we should stop treating the farking pope like he's a world leader of a super power.

/he seems like a nice enough guy, but stop attaching so much importance to him
 
2014-08-18 04:50:13 AM  

mithras_angel: Has he gotten around to saying, "Don't have sex with kids" yet?


These things take time. You can't just expect the Pope to suddenly cooperate with government authorities around the world on how to prosecute people who have sex with children.
 
2014-08-18 05:09:25 AM  
Tax these (kiddie)farkers already.
 
2014-08-18 05:17:27 AM  

Purple_Jack: Strange description for the head of the world's largest kiddy-fiddling network.


Public school teachers?
 
2014-08-18 05:18:23 AM  

gfid: STOP THIS NOW!

Why the hell is the Pope even relevant to anyone besides Cat-licks?

So he goes to Korea and all the "news" drools to report the story.  Did you know he rode in a Kia while he was in South Korea?  I do, but do I give a flying fark?  NO!

Did you know that Asia has the fastest growing population of bead counters in the world?  I know that now thanks to CNN.  I don't give a shiat though.

The Vatican doesn't have an army - he rents some Swiss guards in stupid outfits.  The Vatican doesn't have a beer (AFAIK).  The Vatican doesn't have an airline.  They don't have nuclear weapons and they don't have a football team.

Therefore Vatican City is not a real country and we should stop treating the farking pope like he's a world leader of a super power.

/he seems like a nice enough guy, but stop attaching so much importance to him

www.hhsmedia.com

4.bp.blogspot.com
 
2014-08-18 05:18:47 AM  

LonMead: Purple_Jack: Strange description for the head of the world's largest kiddy-fiddling network.

Public school teachers?


Nono, US Fedgov.
 
2014-08-18 05:25:15 AM  
Get back to me when he actually takes responsibility for his organization actively hiding child molesters, and not some half-assed "we're sorry for the oversight" apology.
 
2014-08-18 06:16:19 AM  
Yeah, awesome, for a pope....

Which it turns out is not that awesome.  Full, I mean really full pro-active cooperation with law enforcement, including access to records of 'convenient' parish movements over the years and details about them. That would be a start, and only a start.
 
2014-08-18 06:42:14 AM  
Meh. You already have it, may as well use it.
 
2014-08-18 06:57:27 AM  
Oh, look. Another pope-tard submission greenlit...

@Subby: For the record, he could only "continue" to be "awesome" once he actually *starts* being "awesome".
 
2014-08-18 06:59:51 AM  
He'd be awesome if he'd stop treating the gays, women, and anyone unmarried as second-class citizens, but other than that he's cool.

/Oh yeah, stop sweeping that pedo priest thing under the rug.
 
2014-08-18 07:08:28 AM  
 
2014-08-18 07:15:01 AM  

Captain Dan: LordBeavis: The bar is so low for popes that not taking a helicopter makes Pope Francis awesome?  I want a job with similarly low expectations.

He's a Pope and you're not.

If President Obama said "To hell with it, these presidential limos are stifling" and hopped on the Metro, it would be pretty damn awesome too.


That's a pretty big assumption.  You don't even know me.
 
2014-08-18 07:30:23 AM  
he arrived from the airport in a black Kia Soul

Is it just me or the Pope really looks like a hamster on the photo in TFA?
 
2014-08-18 07:38:59 AM  

Captain Dan: LordBeavis: The bar is so low for popes that not taking a helicopter makes Pope Francis awesome?  I want a job with similarly low expectations.

He's a Pope and you're not.

If President Obama said "To hell with it, these presidential limos are stifling" and hopped on the Metro, it would be pretty damn awesome too.


Before riding in a tank and getting MADD:

dougmost.com
 
2014-08-18 07:39:45 AM  
He seems like a nice enough guy as far as pope go, but he lost me when he started corporate railing aginst greed.

I too am against corporate greed, but I am not sitting atop one of the wealthiest intuitions in the history of the world.

The words ring hollow coming from someone who sits atop wealth that was built by millennia  of misdeeds
 
2014-08-18 07:41:08 AM  
Look, we'll get the old Pope back, who was all Palpatine, all the time. Will that make you happy?
 
2014-08-18 07:47:35 AM  
And the gullible continue to be taken in by the Vatican's charming new PR man.

Wow, he didn't take the helicopter. Oh...did he sell off any of the Vatican's unspeakably vast holdings to help the "poor"? No? He just rode on a train? Wow, he's AWESOME.
 
2014-08-18 07:47:40 AM  

gfid: STOP THIS NOW!

Why the hell is the Pope even relevant to anyone besides Cat-licks?

So he goes to Korea and all the "news" drools to report the story.  Did you know he rode in a Kia while he was in South Korea?  I do, but do I give a flying fark?  NO!

Did you know that Asia has the fastest growing population of bead counters in the world?  I know that now thanks to CNN.  I don't give a shiat though.

The Vatican doesn't have an army - he rents some Swiss guards in stupid outfits.  The Vatican doesn't have a beer (AFAIK).  The Vatican doesn't have an airline.  They don't have nuclear weapons and they don't have a football team.

Therefore Vatican City is not a real country and we should stop treating the farking pope like he's a world leader of a super power.

/he seems like a nice enough guy, but stop attaching so much importance to him


Hi, there's this site called "Fark" where 'news' related items are collected and put on display. You might want to check it out, the news isn't always exactly noteworthy but the people read it anyway and comment on it.

Lighten up, Francis.
 
2014-08-18 07:55:26 AM  

Djorra: SquiggsIN: Djorra: I bet the entire car would be filled with Secret Service, though, and I wonder how much of the Pope's train was Vatican guards with halberdiers.

Halberds are weapons, halberdiers are people with halberds; you're right. Sorry, I've been drinking.


To be fair, they tend to carry MP7s now.
 
2014-08-18 08:38:36 AM  
Did he get a bucket of ice water dumped on him?
 
2014-08-18 08:39:33 AM  
I think it was Drew Carey commenting on how ridiculous it was for the pope to ride around in a bullet proof pope-mobile.

"What's the pope afraid of? He's gonna get shot and go to heaven?"
 
2014-08-18 08:40:46 AM  

OtherLittleGuy: Look, we'll get the old Pope back, who was all Palpatine, all the time. Will that make you happy?


The only thing that would make this crew happy is 1.2 billion gravestones, each one saying "Here lies a Catholic."
 
2014-08-18 08:42:39 AM  

mithras_angel: Has he gotten around to saying, "Don't have sex with kids" yet?


Have you gotten around to paying attention yet?
 
2014-08-18 08:46:52 AM  

OtherLittleGuy: Captain Dan: LordBeavis: The bar is so low for popes that not taking a helicopter makes Pope Francis awesome?  I want a job with similarly low expectations.

He's a Pope and you're not.

If President Obama said "To hell with it, these presidential limos are stifling" and hopped on the Metro, it would be pretty damn awesome too.

Before riding in a tank and getting MADD:

[dougmost.com image 850x788]


I actually met Governor Dukakis and Kitty when they were headed down into the convention center stop on the green line a few years ago. Shook the man's hand and then he skillfully deflected me to greet his wife and then they were gone.
 
2014-08-18 08:48:10 AM  
Son of Thunder:  The only thing that would make this crew happy is 1.2 billion gravestones

While that's a fascinating theory, and speaks to your enormous persecution complex, what would make me, personally, very happy is zero tolerance for mass delusional fantasies masquerading as fact and enjoying legal protections...

Typically, we stop encouraging kids to play at make-believe when they lose the facility to tell the difference between fantasy and reality.
 
2014-08-18 08:52:56 AM  

grumpfuff: [i.dailymail.co.uk image 306x402]

"Did someone say we're getting ice cream????? I LOVE ICE CREAM!"


Huh. How long has the pope been a turtle?
 
2014-08-18 09:29:39 AM  
Has FARK all of a sudden become a pro-catholic site?.. 2 absurd ra ra posts got green lighted in the past 2 days.

If so, tell me now and I'll forget this site ever existed.
 
2014-08-18 09:30:50 AM  

robohobo: American Idol winner feel-good Pope. He's a PR Pope, nothing more. Vatican II is nonsense.


Fake or not, it's still behavior that is more becoming of a priest, which is far better than the nonsense and hypocrisy that far too many ministers (and parishioners) partake in across denominations.
 
2014-08-18 09:33:01 AM  
he arrived from the airport in a black Kia Soul

I can just imagine his handlers planning when Frankie said he didn't want the Popemobile  (TM). "OK, we need something that seems religious. We don't have the  sedia gestatoria anymore...I know! We drive him in a Kia  Soul! Get it!" <dirty looks from the guards>


As for how he's responding to the inadequacies and corruption in the Church, it is very hard to overcome years of ingrained bureaucracy and self-preservation. If we can't do it in DC for things like the IRS, BLM, CIA, NSA, Congress, etc., and they have only been around for at most a couple hundred years, how long do you think it will take for an group that has been around for almost 2000 years?
 
2014-08-18 09:34:20 AM  

Son of Thunder: OtherLittleGuy: Look, we'll get the old Pope back, who was all Palpatine, all the time. Will that make you happy?

The only thing that would make this crew happy is 1.2 billion gravestones, each one saying "Here lies a Catholic."


Don't be ridiculous.The gravestones have to say "Here lies a childfarker".


On a more serious note, no, what would make me happy would be the *complete* cooperation of church with police on pedo priests, total reversal of policy (up to and including outright promotion) on barrier methods of contraception that could help stop the spread of STIs in Africa.... and a whole load of actually-giving-stuff to the impoverished rather than just sitting on incredible, untold amounts of wealth.

That would be a start. You know, that might even be a little bit like this Jesus character I keep hearing about might have wanted.
 
2014-08-18 09:37:49 AM  

nunyadang: He seems like a nice enough guy as far as pope go, but he lost me when he started corporate railing aginst greed.

I too am against corporate greed, but I am not sitting atop one of the wealthiest intuitions in the history of the world.

The words ring hollow coming from someone who sits atop wealth that was built by millennia  of misdeeds


Ah yes, the old "Why doesn't the Louvre burn the Mona Lisa for firewood to warm the feet of freezing children in Winter" argument.  In other news, Al Gore rode in a jet last week so he's automatically wrong about global warming.
 
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