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The Pope Francis Thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Point of Order, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    So, "Is the Pope Catholic?" is now a legitimate question ???
  2. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    Lighten up.
  3. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member


    Approves of this thread.
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  4. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    When is he going to retire?
  5. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

    Why is that a question? He's undeniably Franciscan. Seems to live far closer to Jesus' teachings than his predecessors.
  6. waterytart

    waterytart Active Member

    Ken Langone would like a word with you.
  7. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    He chose the name Francis, but he is a Jesuit, not a Franciscan.
  8. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  9. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

    Right, I should've been more clear. I didn't mean it in the Jesuit/Franciscan Catholic sense. I meant it in that he seems to follow Franciscan principles of living humbly and working with the poor. I'm not a Catholic and don't pay attention much to their different orders. As an outsider to the church, he seems very Franciscan to me.
  10. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    He was great as the dad in "Arrested Development."
  11. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    The Pope is going to the birds.

  12. WCIBN

    WCIBN Member

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