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“Under Pope Francis, the church has abandoned many of its bedrock positions on issues like divorce and homosexuality in favor of a "why not?" attitude. Francis has scolded people for being rich, sided with illegal immigrants, and suggested the church should be a refuge for the poor”–John Moody, Fox News VP

Date: 2017-08-10 01:59 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] cmcmck
Sounds good to me.

Shame he;s still a transphobe though..........

Date: 2017-08-12 12:48 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] bibliofile
Indeed, and he's providing us with a few pleasant surprises by being actually Christian in his scolding. Too bad he's not bucking all of the Church's less sensible traditions and viewpoints.

Date: 2017-08-17 12:46 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] johnpalmer
He's old... plus, gender is important, there's a lot of energy tied to it. I'm not sure that I could grow up in the 30s and 40s, and develop the mental flexibility to have better understanding.

(NB: Not excusing him or saying it's *okay*. Merely noting that "yeah, that's a flaw, but I see that flaw too close to myself to condemn *him* rather than the flaw. Um. And "condemn" is a pretty strong term too, maybe not the right term for this context.)


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