1. Freedom 49

    Pope to visit Turkey today.

    In just a few hours, the Pope will arrive in Turkey. Even though I have no religion I do feel that this Pope is a breath of fresh air, not only inside the Catholic Church but in the way he goes out to meet all people of all creeds. He's scheduled to meet some of our Syrian refugees as well as...
  2. bal canavar

    A Danger for the Pope

    Is it a good Idea and safe for the Pope to vist Istanbul ? to tour the Ayia Sofia when at the moment it is controversially in dispute over its present status , between radical Muslims wanting it to be returned to a Mosque , whilst secularists and Christians quite happy for it to stay a...
  3. bickern

    Pope Francis warns THOUSANDS of priests are paedophiles

    POPE Francis has reportedly said today that thousands of priests in the Catholic Church are paedophiles and described the child abuse as "leprosy". The Pontif allegedly said it was infecting the "house" of Catholicism and that reliable data showed one in every 50 clergy members are paedophiles...
  4. Briand

    I know this new pope

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  5. Harem

    New Pope Elected

    The new Pope has been elected. The name of the new Pope is expected to be announced shortly.
  6. eshek

    Pope tote

    Choose your own pope ? with our interactive Pontifficator | World news | guardian.co.uk
  7. pepperkat

    Pope to resign

    It has just been announced on ITV news that the Pope will retire on the 28th. Feb 2013
  8. teosgirl

    Pope protest in Spain

    It's funny really, I don't remember Jesus having to pay such ridiculous amounts for transport and bodyguards etc. How much should a visit actually cost? No where near the million mark if you ask me. I also think it's shocking that the Spanish government has refused to divulge the approximate...

    Pope wanted Muslim Turkey kept out of EU

    He should hang his head in shame.........he is hardly in a position to say who should be anywhere, after what has happened in the Catholic church. Roman Catholicism is the only religion in the world with the status of a sovereign state, allowing the pope's most senior clerics to sit at the...
  10. mollag

    An expensive pope

    Have i missed something here or did it cost 2.5m£ a day to have himself drive about and wave. Have they lost all contact with reality? do they have no idea how that money could have been used to benifit the needy?, is that what the scriptures tell? Blessed aer the priests on jollies and sod the...
  11. lara

    Pope popping in..................

    The Pope is on his way to visit Britain at an estimated cost of 12 Million, which the British taxpayer will have to fund. But at least if he wants to have a dip while he's here, I understand that there is a swimming pool that has provided screening, so at least his dignity will remain intact...
  12. ceemac

    Turkish man who shot previous pope calls on Benedict to resign

    I'm only posting this in wonderment at why the newswires are even carrying a story about anything this absolute nutter would say?? "The Turkish man who shot Pope John Paul II says Pope Benedict XVI should resign over the Catholic Church's handling of clerical sex abuse cases. Mehmet Ali Agca...
  13. perfect1949

    should the pope be above the law

    should the pope be above the law , after revelations when he was cardinal , he alledgedly coverd up a sex abuse case . were a priest abused 200 deaf children
  14. ceemac

    Pope Remains Silent as Abuse Allegations Hit Close to Home

    From Der Spiegel in Germany; Allegations of sexual abuse in the German Catholic Church continue to surface. Questions have been raised about what Pope Benedict XVI may have known about specific incidents of abuse and his brother, Georg Ratzinger, is also under fire. The pope, however, has so...
  15. ceemac

    Pope Wants More For Turkey's Catholics

    Pope Benedict XVI is seeking more freedom for the Catholic Church in Turkey. Here There are 3 comments posted by readers of this story under the article - read them, they're very illuminating! C
  16. maggie

    Pope hopes to be U.K. no 1 in the charts.

    Pope album joins race for Christmas number one | People in the News | People | The First Post Pop goes Pope. Hugs Maggie xxx
  17. S

    More comments about the Pope's visit to Turkey

    Re: the Pope in Historical Turkey everybody really pissed off with the old goat here and cant wait till he leaves. taken people an extra 2 hours to get home because of road closures. He got more security then dubya for petes sake. good riddance I say.
  18. shirleyanntr

    the Pope in Historical Turkey

    One of best things to come out of the Popes visit has surely been to highlight some of Turkey's historical sites. Lets hope that as a result tourism will flourish next year.. a real opportunity for the Tourist Board to get their act together. Lets have a brief look at the history of the...
  19. Mushtaq

    Erdogan snubs Pope: Italian papers

    By Philip Pullella Reuters Thursday, November 2, 2006; 8:35 AM VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's decision not to meet Pope Benedict during his visit to Turkey is a diplomatic snub following the pontiff's recent criticism of Islam, Italian commentators said on Thursday...
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