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Thursday, July 23rd, 2009, 12:37 PM
What is your opinion about a centralised head of church? What can be improved about the current concept, what can be improved about the concept altogether? Would you prefer a certain alternative? What is your opinion on the more recent developments of the Vatican's policy. And finally: What is your opinion about the current pope (Benedict XVI)?

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010, 05:21 PM
What is your opinion about a centralised head of church? What can be improved about the current concept, what can be improved about the concept altogether? Would you prefer a certain alternative? What is your opinion on the more recent developments of the Vatican's policy. And finally: What is your opinion about the current pope (Benedict XVI)?

Interesting questions. A good pope is a blessing, while a bad pope is a curse (i.e., the dreaded Renaissance Popes). At times, I get frustrated with central authority in general, but I also recognize its vital role in maintaining unity. Pope Benedict is a transitional pope. It'll be the next pope that'll more decisively lead the Church. Moreover, sex scandals have neutralized Pope Benedict, in an unexpected way. We really have to resolve this crisis before we can move forward, so to speak.

Æğele Wiğercwida
Friday, August 6th, 2010, 08:55 AM
A centralised head of church is a dogmatic fact, it has it's source in the old and new testament as well as handed down tradition.

The Current concept of Papal authority could be improved by dropping this whole head of state rubbish and stop playing at politics. Also, Vatican press officers need removing, they are snakes. The Pope needs to exhert more authority and the developing ideas of collegiality are too dangerous for the Church to impliment.

The current Pope? Well I sort of like him at times, at others he fills me with rage. He has so much power to get rid of all the Vatican II nonsense yet he seems to agree with some of it. He has introduced some great concepts such as the "hermenutic of continuity" which has helped a lot of people understand their faith better. He can be straight talking at times, and he does have a great capacity for theological thought.

Pope Benedicts encyclicals are beautiful and thought provoking, written in plain language and not overly cryptic and sentimental like Pope John Pauls. Deus Caritas Est is particulary good. However, I must admit that some parts of Caritas in Veritata seem sketchy.

Pope Benedicts most praiseworthy and brilliant achievement is Summorum Pontificum. In this marvelous Motu Proprio the Pope has freed up the Traditional Catholic Mass from the oppression of VAtican II era priests and Bishops, allowing us young people to experience a REAL Mass.

Sunday, August 8th, 2010, 10:41 PM
What can be improved about the current concept, what can be improved about the concept altogether?

Answer: Its better for mankind to get rid of the consept

Would you prefer a certain alternative?

Answer: Yes, i would perfer no importreligions like this in Europe

What is your opinion on the more recent developments of the Vatican's policy.

Answer: The system attracts weaklings, and the results you can read in the media..

And finally: What is your opinion about the current pope (Benedict XVI)?

Answer: I dont know him, i hope he is a good man but i think he is not.

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010, 04:38 PM
The Pope is a good man. I sense he'd like to oppose the spread of Islam in Europe more aggressively, if Political Corretness would permit him to do so. He was a great intellectual adviser to Pope John Paul II, one of my favorite popes.

Friday, November 19th, 2010, 12:29 AM
The Pope is Jewish.
Look at the following picture of a Pope, you will see he wears a Jewish skull cap, he wears a Ephod as worn by thge Jewish high priest with 12 stones for the twelve tribes of Israel, and his crucifix doesnt even try to hide its origins as not a cross at all, but the sacred letter "T" of the Sun god Tammuz from where we get the Trinity and the December 25th birtday of thier "god" from, and for which the prophets in the Old Testament condemned the Jews for worshipping.


Back in the middle ages, Spain like most countries do from time to time, shook off thier Jewish parasite, in response the Jewish Sanhedrin issued an eddict that Jews convert to Catholicism, work thier way up the church in order to subvert and destroy it from within.
Why do you think the Catholic Church allows pediaphilia?, it helps goyim to reject thier Christian God and discredits the Catholic church.

Thier used to be something called blood libel, Jews across Europe where caught kidnapping Goyim innocent children, and mudering them in horrible blood letting ways as part of thier satanic corruption of the passover where a lamb should be sacrificed.
This is why England threw them out for 400 years until the traitor Oliver Cromwell brought them back in in exchange for thier finacing of the overthrow of British Monarchy.
Those murdered Children where beautified by the Catholic Church as saints.

Back in the 60s though, as Jewish infultration increased, the church stripped those "saints" of their sainthood in order to not offend the Jews and to try and hide the reason they where made saints in the first place.

I used to have links where the Pope can be called saying we need the (Jewish) "New World Order".

Monday, December 27th, 2010, 09:12 AM
Benedict was just chosen to hold the title until someone better came around.

Rev. Jupiter
Monday, December 27th, 2010, 09:54 AM
What Pope? There is no Pope.

Ratzinger is a heretic who has prayed in mosques and synagogues. This automatically strips him of any claim to the Papacy.

Monday, December 27th, 2010, 10:10 AM
I'm a heterosexual racist and nationalist (more or less in a Western European context). The pope and his multicultural institution does not share my orientation, beliefs and values.

Therefore they are, if anything, a hindrance and subversive influence which needs to be grudgingly tolerated (but closely monitored) for the sake of maintaining pan-Germanic unity.

King Sitric
Monday, December 27th, 2010, 12:02 PM
The recent worldwide revelations of child rape crimes committed by members of the Catholic Church are unforgiveable.

The pope is head of an organization that has shielded and protected such paedophiles.

Such hypocrisy and so 'unchristian'!

Oh BTW, I was baptised a Catholic, but I am now a non-believer!

Monday, December 27th, 2010, 12:40 PM
Papal hopeful is a former Hitler YouthJustin Sparks, Munich, John Follain and Christopher Morgan, Rome THE wartime past of a leading German contender to succeed John Paul II may return to haunt him as cardinals begin voting in the Sistine Chapel tomorrow to choose a new leader for 1 billion Catholics.
Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, whose strong defence of Catholic orthodoxy has earned him a variety of sobriquets — including “the enforcer”, “the panzer cardinal” and “God’s rottweiler” — is expected to poll around 40 votes in the first ballot as conservatives rally behind him.

Although far short of the requisite two-thirds majority of the 115 votes, this would almost certainly give Ratzinger, 78 yesterday, an early lead in the voting. Liberals have yet to settle on a rival candidate who could come close to his tally.

Unknown to many members of the church, however, Ratzinger’s past includes brief membership of the Hitler Youth movement and wartime service with a German army anti- aircraft unit.

Although there is no suggestion that he was involved in any atrocities, his service may be contrasted by opponents with the attitude of John Paul II, who took part in anti-Nazi theatre performances in his native Poland and in 1986 became the first pope to visit Rome’s synagogue.

“John Paul was hugely appreciated for what he did for and with the Jewish people,” said Lord Janner, head of the Holocaust Education Trust, who is due to attend ceremonies today to mark the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

“If they were to appoint someone who was on the other side in the war, he would start at a disadvantage, although it wouldn’t mean in the long run he wouldn’t be equally understanding of the concerns of the Jewish world.”

The son of a rural Bavarian police officer, Ratzinger was six when Hitler came to power in 1933. His father, also called Joseph, was an anti-Nazi whose attempts to rein in Hitler’s Brown Shirts forced the family to move home several times.

In 1937 Ratzinger’s father retired and the family moved to Traunstein, a staunchly Catholic town in Bavaria close to the Führer’s mountain retreat in Berchtesgaden. He joined the Hitler Youth aged 14, shortly after membership was made compulsory in 1941.

He quickly won a dispensation on account of his training at a seminary. “Ratzinger was only briefly a member of the Hitler Youth and not an enthusiastic one,” concluded John Allen, his biographer.

Two years later Ratzinger was enrolled in an anti-aircraft unit that protected a BMW factory making aircraft engines. The workforce included slaves from Dachau concentration camp.

Ratzinger has insisted he never took part in combat or fired a shot — adding that his gun was not even loaded — because of a badly infected finger. He was sent to Hungary, where he set up tank traps and saw Jews being herded to death camps. He deserted in April 1944 and spent a few weeks in a prisoner of war camp.

He has since said that although he was opposed to the Nazi regime, any open resistance would have been futile — comments echoed this weekend by his elder brother Georg, a retired priest ordained along with the cardinal in 1951.

“Resistance was truly impossible,” Georg Ratzinger said. “Before we were conscripted, one of our teachers said we should fight and become heroic Nazis and another told us not to worry as only one soldier in a thousand was killed. But neither of us ever used a rifle against the enemy.”

Some locals in Traunstein, like Elizabeth Lohner, 84, whose brother-in-law was sent to Dachau as a conscientious objector, dismiss such suggestions. “It was possible to resist, and those people set an example for others,” she said. “The Ratzingers were young and had made a different choice.”

In 1937 another family a few hundred yards away in Traunstein hid Hans Braxenthaler, a local resistance fighter. SS troops repeatedly searched homes in the area looking for the fugitive and his fellow conspirators.

“When he was betrayed and the Nazis came for him, Braxenthaler shot himself because he knew he couldn’t escape,” said Frieda Meyer, 82, Ratzinger’s neighbour and childhood friend. “Even though they had tortured him in Dachau concentration camp he refused to give up his resistance efforts.”

Despite question marks over Ratzinger’s wartime conduct, the main obstacle to his prospects in the conclave — the assembly of cardinals to elect the new pope — is the conservative stance he has adopted as guardian of Catholic orthodoxy since John Paul named him to head the congregation for the doctrine of the faith in 1981.

His condemnations are legion — of women priests, married priests, dissident theologians and homosexuals, whom he has declared to be suffering from an “objective disorder”.

He upset many Jews with a statement in 1987 that Jewish history and scripture reach fulfilment only in Christ — a position denounced by critics as “theological anti-semitism”. He made more enemies among other religions in 2000, when he signed a document, Dominus Jesus, in which he argued: “Only in the Catholic church is there eternal salvation”.

Some of his staunchest critics are in Germany. A recent poll in Der Spiegel, the news magazine, showed opponents of a Ratzinger papacy outnumbered supporters by 36% to 29%.

As one western cardinal who was in two minds about him put it: “He would probably be a great pope, but I have no idea how I would explain his election back home.”

One liberal theologian,when asked what he thought of a Ratzinger papacy, was more direct: “It fills me with horror.”
Well... Jesus will never live in my heart anyway...

Ecclesia Militans
Sunday, March 25th, 2012, 11:56 PM
The pope is head of an organization that has shielded and protected such paedophiles.

Such hypocrisy and so 'unchristian'!

There truth is, there is no Pope. Ratzinger is no Catholic, and the proof of that is in the pudding! He, like JP II, and every other so-called "Pope" since the second Vatican Council was called in the '60s are anti-Popes, manifest heretics guided by Satan himself. Rome has become the seat of the anti-Christ and those that follow him are on the road to perdition.

-Ecclesia Militans