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´Status quo´ leader: Same
sex marriage, abortion unlikely
under Pope Francis

NBC News, by Miranda Leitsinger

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 3/14/2013 9:55:39 AM

Known as a compassionate Argentine archbishop who eschewed the trappings of his role to live amid his flock and who focused on the poor, Pope Francis will likely keep to Catholic teachings that reject abortion and same-sex marriage, experts said Wednesday. Francis washed the feet of 12 AIDS victims living at a hospice in 2001, an action filled with symbolism in the Roman Catholic Church since it was reminiscent of Holy Thursday and the washing of the apostles’ feet by Jesus. But in 2010, while Argentina was debating

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I only post because of the ridiculous headline! Seriously, I´m pretty sure Pope Francis was not elected Pope of the Unitarian Universalists.... NBC News covers itself in journalistic glory once again.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: cartcart, 3/14/2013 10:17:57 AM     (No. 9224484)

The media makes it sound like people are not free to sin. Nothing has changed. People are as free to choose as they ever were, but they may not choose to change the rules.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 3/14/2013 10:26:44 AM     (No. 9224512)

"...Pope Francis will likely keep to Catholic teachings that reject abortion and same-sex marriage, experts said Wednesday..."

So these MSM dunderheads need "experts" to explain the obvious to them. I guess we shouldn´t be surprised.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: pictish, 3/14/2013 10:40:09 AM     (No. 9224550)

Imagine that, a Pope who believes in Catholic teaching and the Bible! I´m amazed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 3/14/2013 10:48:17 AM     (No. 9224577)

In answer to the age-old riddle: Yes! The Pope is Catholic!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JAN, 3/14/2013 11:15:37 AM     (No. 9224661)

You mean to say..the Pope is catholic.

Who knew!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: msts, 3/14/2013 11:15:51 AM     (No. 9224663)

"... Pope Francis will likely keep to Catholic teachings..."

Shocker. Would they expect anything else if they were truly listening.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: HoraceR, 3/14/2013 11:35:17 AM     (No. 9224723)

Does this mean he won´t be following orders from Obama? Can NBC get any dumber.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: oh-heck, 3/14/2013 12:06:52 PM     (No. 9224794)

Add euthanasia to the list. Also add that poltcians who support such evils should be denied Communion. This is the nightmare of the Progrssives, a humble man who disdains the trappings of authority but of exceptionally strong faith in a God the progressives would deny.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: The Architect, 3/14/2013 12:46:04 PM     (No. 9224882)

Imagine that, a Pope who doesn´t throw out over 2000 years of dogma and tradition in favor of the latest perverted cause du jure. Who would have seen that coming?

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