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Vatican Declares Pope's Visit to Britain a Success

There are 21 comments on the New York Times story from Sep 19, 2010, titled Vatican Declares Pope's Visit to Britain a Success. In it, New York Times reports that:

The Vatican declared Pope Benedict XVI's four-day visit to Britain a ''great success'' Sunday, saying the pontiff was able to reach out to a nation wary of his message and angry at his church's sex abuse scandal.

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Wasp

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Sep 19, 2010
Did the Vatican say how much money they collected to buy more art and other luxuries for themselves?
Did they offer to pay any of the expense to the Brit taxpayers to protect the Pope and arrest, prosecute and try the folks who got out of line?
Yellow and Proud

Canterbury, UK

#2 Sep 19, 2010
Wasp wrote:
Did the Vatican say how much money they collected to buy more art and other luxuries for themselves?
Did they offer to pay any of the expense to the Brit taxpayers to protect the Pope and arrest, prosecute and try the folks who got out of line?
Did they say how much the Catholic worshippers donate to Charities and how much of their time they voluteer to aid the poor and destitute of this world?

Did they state how much positive PR that UK PLC has receieved as a ruslt of the Pope's visit which will lead to £££ being spent by tourists.

How about the taxes Catholics pay into the Chancellors coffers or the elevation of the countries moral fibre?
Yellow and Proud

Canterbury, UK

#3 Sep 19, 2010
Speaking from a specially-prepared dais as a helicopter hovered overhead, Prime Minister David Cameron paid tribute to the Pope for challenging Britain to "sit up and think".

He said he had shown faith was still "a vital part of our national conversation".

"Faith is part of the fabric of our country. It always has been and it always will be," Mr Cameron said.

"As you, your Holiness, have said faith is not a problem for legislators to solve but rather a vital part of our national conversation. And we are proud of that.

"You have really challenged the whole country to sit up and think, and that can only be a good thing.

"Because I believe we can all share in your message of working for the common good and that we all have a social obligation to each other, to our families and our communities."

He said he and the Pontiff had agreed to develop co-operation on "key international issues" including climate change, peace, and fighting poverty and disease.

Mr Cameron told the Pope his presence had been an honour for Britain, adding: "When you think of our country, think of it as one that not only cherishes faith, but one that is deeply, but quietly, compassionate."

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deanoff

UK

#4 Sep 19, 2010
Yellow and Proud wrote:
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Did they say how much the Catholic worshippers donate to Charities and how much of their time they voluteer to aid the poor and destitute of this world?
Did they state how much positive PR that UK PLC has receieved as a ruslt of the Pope's visit which will lead to £££ being spent by tourists.
How about the taxes Catholics pay into the Chancellors coffers or the elevation of the countries moral fibre?
"How about the taxes
Catholics pay into the Chancellors coffers or the elevation of the countries moral fibre?" You've got to be kidding,right?

Most British people have more moral fibre in their little finger than what the pope has in his whole body.
I can't think of anyone who would cover up the rape of children, get that filthy problem sorted out before you accuse anybody of not having no moral fibre, because the nope has none.
Wasp

Saint Paul, MN

#5 Sep 19, 2010
Don't confuse "catholic worshipers" with the pope and the Vatican. And don't fall for what Mr.Cameron or other politicians say. They count on gullible people like you.
Yellow and Proud

Canterbury, UK

#6 Sep 19, 2010
deanoff wrote:
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before you accuse anybody of not having no moral fibre, because the nope has none.
You're doing the accusing not I, and you sound like a warped record. Too old to learn new tunes are we?
Yellow and Proud

Canterbury, UK

#7 Sep 19, 2010
Wasp wrote:
Don't confuse "catholic worshipers" with the pope and the Vatican. And don't fall for what Mr.Cameron or other politicians say. They count on gullible people like you.
We are one community. Both the Catholic Church and the British Isles. The Pope and Cameron are but figures heads who at this moment in time are saying the right words and in the right order.
deanoff

UK

#8 Sep 19, 2010
Yellow and Proud wrote:
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You're doing the accusing not I, and you sound like a warped record. Too old to learn new tunes are we?
The catholic church has been playing the same tune for nearly 2000 years., and all for screwing credulous people out of their money for a false promise of an afterlife. I think it's the catholic church that needs to change it's tune, because it will be even less relevant in the UK and the rest of Europe than it is now, but sadly, as long as the catholic churches influence over third world, and mostly African counties increases, millions of lives will be blighted by It's stand on condom use,alone.
Yellow and Proud

Canterbury, UK

#9 Sep 19, 2010
deanoff wrote:
<quoted text>The catholic church has been playing the same tune for nearly 2000 years., and all for screwing credulous people out of their money for a false promise of an afterlife. I think it's the catholic church that needs to change it's tune, because it will be even less relevant in the UK and the rest of Europe than it is now, but sadly, as long as the catholic churches influence over third world, and mostly African counties increases, millions of lives will be blighted by It's stand on condom use,alone.
Nonsense.

Catholic give donations to keep the church strong on a purely voluntary basis, and they donate to thrid world causes at the same time. That is why Catholic charities are doing more work in Afria to aid the poor and destitute especially the motherless children than ANY other organisation.

“Beauty on four legs”

Since: Sep 06

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#10 Sep 19, 2010
deanoff wrote:
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"How about the taxes
Catholics pay into the Chancellors coffers or the elevation of the countries moral fibre?" You've got to be kidding,right?
Most British people have more moral fibre in their little finger than what the pope has in his whole body.
I can't think of anyone who would cover up the rape of children, get that filthy problem sorted out before you accuse anybody of not having no moral fibre, because the nope has none.
Well said. That dress wearing pimp and his cult have long ago lost any pretense at moral high ground.

“Beauty on four legs”

Since: Sep 06

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#11 Sep 19, 2010
Yellow and Proud wrote:
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Nonsense.
Catholic give donations to keep the church strong on a purely voluntary basis, and they donate to thrid world causes at the same time. That is why Catholic charities are doing more work in Afria to aid the poor and destitute especially the motherless children than ANY other organisation.
Not nonsense at all. As to the aid to Africa, given the cult's stance against condoms, it has done more to create the poor and destitute especially the motherless children than ANY other organisation.

“Beauty on four legs”

Since: Sep 06

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#12 Sep 19, 2010
Yellow and Proud wrote:
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We are one community. Both the Catholic Church and the British Isles. The Pope and Cameron are but figures heads who at this moment in time are saying the right words and in the right order.
Dolt. Ever heard of Henry VIII, and the founding of the CofE?
Words are meaningless, and until your pimp in jeweled dresses cleans his own house, he's just another PR puppet.
Yellow and Proud

London, UK

#13 Sep 20, 2010
pbfa wrote:
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Dolt. Ever heard of Henry VIII, and the founding of the CofE?
Words are meaningless, and until your pimp in jeweled dresses cleans his own house, he's just another PR puppet.
Henty was the Defender of the Faith until he needed an offspring of royal birth.
Yellow and Proud

London, UK

#14 Sep 20, 2010
pbfa wrote:
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Not nonsense at all. As to the aid to Africa, given the cult's stance against condoms, it has done more to create the poor and destitute especially the motherless children than ANY other organisation.
B/S

Don't be obsessed by condoms, they are readily available in Africa. I'm a Catholic and use condoms. You're reading fairy tales instead of facts.
aussiejohn

Córdoba, Spain

#15 Sep 20, 2010
Pope's trip to Britain definately a success. Not one reported case of sexual among the pontiff's retinue during their entire stay. That is pretty good going. Well done Vatican.
Patriot

Denver, CO

#16 Sep 20, 2010
"He who has an ear, let him hear." Revelation 13:9

"And I saw a beast coming out of the sea. He had ten horns and seven heads, with ten crowns on his horns, and on each head a blasphemous name." Revelation 13:1

Who or What are the Seven Heads of this Beast?

http://www.wake-up.org/daystar/ds1998/MAR98B....

“Beauty on four legs”

Since: Sep 06

Location hidden

#17 Sep 20, 2010
Yellow and Proud wrote:
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B/S
Don't be obsessed by condoms, they are readily available in Africa. I'm a Catholic and use condoms. You're reading fairy tales instead of facts.
More nonsense. Your head pimp forbids condom usage, remember? Be sure to tell your priest all about it. Oops, another hell bound hypocritical sinner.
lol

Stoney Creek, Canada

#18 Sep 20, 2010
If there were no children abused I call it a success, too.

“Beauty on four legs”

Since: Sep 06

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#19 Sep 21, 2010
lol wrote:
If there were no children abused I call it a success, too.
"If" indeed. We'll see.
I can read

Edinburgh, UK

#20 Sep 21, 2010
Yellow and Proud wrote:
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Nonsense.
Catholic give donations to keep the church strong on a purely voluntary basis, and they donate to thrid world causes at the same time. That is why Catholic charities are doing more work in Afria to aid the poor and destitute especially the motherless children than ANY other organisation.
Utter bullshit and I challenge you to prove it.

The cathoilic church and their policies on having people disgiused as teachers deliberatley telling lies to people in africa to indoctrinate them is responsible for a huge number of deaths.

Rather than help orphan children you swell their numbers by enocouraging overbreeding in places there is no food, telling lies about contraception so people die oif AIDS and also telling lies about GM crops so the people give up the one method they can use to properly feed themselves.

They are murderous bastards and since we had to pay for the popes visit as a head of state we should also treat him like a head of state in all ways.

If the vatican continues to kill people indiscriminately we should impose sanctions on them and if these don't work we should consider declaring war.

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