Britain Apologizes for Pope Jokes

Britain Apologizes for Pope Jokes

There are 294 comments on the New York Times story from Apr 25, 2010, titled Britain Apologizes for Pope Jokes. In it, New York Times reports that:

Britain's Foreign Office issued a hasty apology Sunday to Pope Benedict XVI after publication of an internal memo in which officials joked he could open an abortion clinic, launch a range of condoms or sing a duet with Queen Elizabeth II during a four-day visit in September.

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Since: Apr 10

East Stroudsburg, PA

#370 Jun 18, 2010
Bigotry in the Head wrote:
Elon, 50, gave up his regular TV show and retired as head of a major yeshiva religious school in Jerusalem three years ago.
..... oh what a surprise, a paedophile Jew in charge of a school. Now who would have expected that in Israel of all places - the land of the always perfect community?
I never heard Elton was a pedophile. Where did you get that info?
ManyRabbiPaedos

London, UK

#371 Jun 18, 2010
Bigotry in the Head wrote:
Elon, 50, gave up his regular TV show and retired as head of a major yeshiva religious school in Jerusalem three years ago.
..... oh what a surprise, a paedophile Jew in charge of a school. Now who would have expected that in Israel of all places - the land of the always perfect community?
Thats the top of the iceberg, you wont find this news on Murdoch's medias
Bigotry in the Head

Lagos, Nigeria

#374 Jun 18, 2010
RealSheryl wrote:
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I never heard Elton was a pedophile. Where did you get that info?
Elton? Elton just gave head.
Bigotry in the Head

Lagos, Nigeria

#375 Jun 18, 2010
ManyRabbiPaedos wrote:
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Thats the top of the iceberg, you wont find this news on Murdoch's medias
No you wont.

All Murdoch's papers do is feed mongo morons like StuartGormless above with stereotype images to destroy traditional culture while mongo eats his chips while watching mongo TV and sratching his mongo scratcher. Leave em to it.

“ Soon: too late to protest”

Since: Jan 09

Location hidden

#376 Jun 18, 2010
Desperate Dan wrote:
Note: 8 posts have been deleted since Paul Sinclair's joke.
Who is controlling the Topix moderators?
http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news04/2010/05...

“ Soon: too late to protest”

Since: Jan 09

Location hidden

#377 Jun 18, 2010
ManyRabbiPaedos wrote:
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Could post the content through another link? Topix editor doesnt believe in truth.They have deleted so many of my posts,so i know the feeling.
I agree - sometimes they delete posts containing a link to another Topix thread!
Desperate Dan

Lagos, Nigeria

#379 Jun 18, 2010
I must be tired. I forgot to back up my post to you Protester. Sorry.

Since: Apr 10

East Stroudsburg, PA

#382 Jun 18, 2010
Bigotry in the Head wrote:
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Elton? Elton just gave head.
LOL - if you say so :)
Desperate Dan

Lagos, Nigeria

#383 Jun 19, 2010
RealSheryl wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL - if you say so :)
Well I don't have the statistics ... but I would say I not far out by suggesting he either gave or received head. Do we need to see it in the media to confidently predict that fish swim!
Desperate Dan

Lagos, Nigeria

#384 Jun 19, 2010
NOTE TO TOPIX CONTROLLERS

I HAVE POSTED VERBATIM QUOTES FROM THE POPE'S LETTERS BELOW WHICH ARE ON TOPIC AND PERTINENT.

IF THAT PARTICULAR POST IS REMOVED TODAY THEN I WILL DEDICATE A FULL EVENING TO SPREAD MY ARSENAL OF SAVED POSTS ALL OVER YOUR INTERNATIONAL SITE.

SO DECIDE FOR YOURSELVES WHETHER YOU PREFER TO HAVE MY POSTS RESTRICTED TO THESE TWO THREADS - OR YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE MY POSTS FURTHER AFIELD.

YOUR CHOICE.

Since: Feb 09

Location hidden

#387 Jun 19, 2010
stuartyglengormley wrote:
who honestly gives a fcuk about the pope, and his cronies there all child molestin bsatrds, at the end of it, we are GREAT BRITAIN
Well here some news to make a bigot like you happy
http://www.cathnewsasia.com/2010/02/24/karach...
http://www.abc.net.au/pm/stories/s50694.htm
And good news for me(My Grandmother family from Derry) and bad news for you Anti Catholic types.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/jun/15/bloo...
ManyRabbiPaedos

Romford, UK

#389 Jul 6, 2010
Lets hope people find out the truth about Rabbi paedos
I can read

Edinburgh, UK

#390 Jul 6, 2010
Are they now practicing witness intimidation against all the victims like is happening with priests in Beliguim?

“ Soon: too late to protest”

Since: Jan 09

Location hidden

#391 Jul 10, 2010
I can read wrote:
Are they now practicing witness intimidation against all the victims like is happening with priests in Beliguim?
The story didn't come up - did you save it or have other coverage?
Both Protestant and Catholic churches are more Godless every year.
True Christians know good from evil and leave those churches.
www.protestantprotest.net

Since: Apr 10

East Stroudsburg, PA

#392 Jul 10, 2010
Bigotry in the Head wrote:
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Elton? Elton just gave head.
LOL! I saw my mistake!
French Jew

Annecy, France

#393 Jul 17, 2010
Desperate Dan wrote:
NOTE TO TOPIX CONTROLLERS
I HAVE POSTED VERBATIM QUOTES FROM THE POPE'S LETTERS BELOW WHICH ARE ON TOPIC AND PERTINENT.
IF THAT PARTICULAR POST IS REMOVED TODAY THEN I WILL DEDICATE A FULL EVENING TO SPREAD MY ARSENAL OF SAVED POSTS ALL OVER YOUR INTERNATIONAL SITE.
SO DECIDE FOR YOURSELVES WHETHER YOU PREFER TO HAVE MY POSTS RESTRICTED TO THESE TWO THREADS - OR YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE MY POSTS FURTHER AFIELD.
YOUR CHOICE.
I an personnally embarrassed how the Jews are forever protecting themselves from the truth while slandering other religions, usually anonymously

You make good and strong points
Yellow and proud

Leeds, UK

#394 Sep 16, 2010
French Jew wrote:
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I an personnally embarrassed how the Jews are forever protecting themselves from the truth while slandering other religions, usually anonymously
You make good and strong points
The way I see it is that there are many vested interests who slander the Pope all over the world. Having the ability to hide anonymous on the internet makes it easy for them.

The term 'arrogant atheist' is well placed.

Many millions of decent middle class people in Britain are quietly thankful for the Pope's presence in our country. May we be a vocal in our gratitude, as the hateful are their misguided way.

“Man falls to Earth, film at 11”

Since: Sep 10

Babylon

#396 Sep 18, 2010
Brits, apologizing for having a sense of HUMOuR?
That's it. If this isn't a sign of the upcoming apocalypse I don't know what is.
Yellow and Proud

Canterbury, UK

#397 Sep 19, 2010
Bloodbred wrote:
Brits, apologizing for having a sense of HUMOuR?
That's it. If this isn't a sign of the upcoming apocalypse I don't know what is.
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Keep taking the medication you'll be alright soon.

The Pope's visit to the UK has been highly acclaimed.

The Pope flew out of Birmingham airport at the end of his four-day UK tour.

He was praised in a speech at the airport by PM David Cameron, who said the Pope had "offered a message to each and every one of us".
'Deeply compassionate'

The prime minister, whose father recently died, continued: "When you think of our country, think of it as one that not only cherishes faith, but one that is deeply, but quietly, compassionate.

Earlier in the day crowds cheered in Birmingham after the beatification, was carried out. The Pope paid tribute to Cardinal Newman's insights into the vital place of "religion in civilised society".

In his homily, he also marked the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain by paying tribute to the those who sacrificed their lives resisting the "evil ideology" of the Nazi regime.

During the trip, Pope Benedict XVI has spoken out about what he called the "marginalisation" of Christianity and the march of "aggressive secularism".

Speaking in Birmingham, Mr Cameron told the Pope: "Faith is part of the fabric of our country.

"It always has been and it always will be."

Mr Cameron said people did not have to share a faith to see the value of the "searching questions" that the Pope had posed about "society and how we treat ourselves and each other".
"You have really challenged the whole country to sit up and think, and that can only be a good thing," he said.

"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."
I can read

Falkirk, UK

#398 Sep 19, 2010
Yellow and Proud wrote:
<quoted text>'
Keep taking the medication you'll be alright soon.
The Pope's visit to the UK has been highly acclaimed.
The Pope flew out of Birmingham airport at the end of his four-day UK tour.
He was praised in a speech at the airport by PM David Cameron, who said the Pope had "offered a message to each and every one of us".
'Deeply compassionate'
The prime minister, whose father recently died, continued: "When you think of our country, think of it as one that not only cherishes faith, but one that is deeply, but quietly, compassionate.
Earlier in the day crowds cheered in Birmingham after the beatification, was carried out. The Pope paid tribute to Cardinal Newman's insights into the vital place of "religion in civilised society".
In his homily, he also marked the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain by paying tribute to the those who sacrificed their lives resisting the "evil ideology" of the Nazi regime.
During the trip, Pope Benedict XVI has spoken out about what he called the "marginalisation" of Christianity and the march of "aggressive secularism".
Speaking in Birmingham, Mr Cameron told the Pope: "Faith is part of the fabric of our country.
"It always has been and it always will be."
Mr Cameron said people did not have to share a faith to see the value of the "searching questions" that the Pope had posed about "society and how we treat ourselves and each other".
"You have really challenged the whole country to sit up and think, and that can only be a good thing," he said.
"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."
Meh, the whole reason you support the pope is because you'll believe almost anything.

That's why you think his visit to the UK was anything other than an insult and a burden on the taxpayers.

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