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If she were the new Pope, I think I’d be okay with it:
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Hemant Mehta is the chair of Foundation Beyond Belief and a high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago. He began writing the Friendly Atheist blog in 2006. His latest book is called The Young Atheist's Survival Guide.
That was brilliant!
I could be wrong, but I think there may have been a child Pope at some point. (further research shows that Benedict IX might have been between 12 and 20 YO when elected) I know there were times with more than one Pope in office and times when the Pope was married (or at least lived with a concubine).
The history of the papacy is indeed fascinating. And history is where it now belongs.
there have certainly been some youngish popes, and papal offspring as well.
i agree with the ‘history’ part of your comment. let’s all move on, shall we.
Lucrezia Borgia was the daughter of Pope Alexander VI, I believe. It was either he or his successor who mandated celibacy for priests.
Is there a version of this not blocked outside the US? Can’t view from Canada.
I can’t find a link either Thaflon, hoping that that the US ‘discovers’ Canada soon so we can share vids. For Mario Strada, talking of popes, check out ‘Pope Joan’ – the female pope
Try this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWuAS-cA7JQ
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