Rochester responds to Pope Francis's ...

Rochester responds to Pope Francis's comments on gay clergy

There are 7 comments on the WHEC-TV Rochester story from Jul 29, 2013, titled Rochester responds to Pope Francis's comments on gay clergy. In it, WHEC-TV Rochester reports that:

"Who am I to judge", those words from Pope Francis as told reporters he will not judge priests based on their sexual orientation.

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Blue Eyed Ellie

Rochester, NY

#1 Jul 30, 2013
Daddy is blowing a gasket over this. The veins are popping out of his head. Daddy doesn't like this Pope any more. How dare someone disagree or have a different opinion.
Daddy is such a racist.
Richard

Hacienda Heights, CA

#3 Jul 30, 2013
Tylerfoundthecure wrote:
Your pope is a sicko predator
That was a really dumb thing for him to say. In a few words, he justified that lifestyle generally, and said he won't prosecute it in the church relative to priests. Another reason to keep your kids out of the Catholic church. I guess they need priests of any stripe.
Dan

Omaha, NE

#5 Jul 30, 2013
Richard wrote:
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That was a really dumb thing for him to say. In a few words, he justified that lifestyle generally, and said he won't prosecute it in the church relative to priests. Another reason to keep your kids out of the Catholic church. I guess they need priests of any stripe.
He certainly didn't justify homosexual acts.

“Don't Toews Me Bro!”

Since: Apr 13

The Elite Northeast

#6 Jul 30, 2013
Catholics pick and choose what they want to interpret from the Bible..very contradicting religion. I'm sure I don't need to link you to one of the sites that has lists of Bible quotes they choose to be "irrelevant"
Dan

Omaha, NE

#7 Jul 30, 2013
ThatOneBeaut wrote:
Catholics pick and choose what they want to interpret from the Bible..very contradicting religion. I'm sure I don't need to link you to one of the sites that has lists of Bible quotes they choose to be "irrelevant"
No-we've seen enough of those.

What I want to see is a link to where a protestant actually remembers that the Catholic Church declared the canon of scripture and compiled the Bible Protestants use. I'm still waiting for that one.
Lauren

Fishers, IN

#9 Jul 31, 2013
ThatOneBeaut wrote:
Catholics pick and choose what they want to interpret from the Bible..very contradicting religion. I'm sure I don't need to link you to one of the sites that has lists of Bible quotes they choose to be "irrelevant"
You do realize that if you take the entire Bible seriously you end up with the Westboro Baptist Church. Or I guess that's where you come from?

“Don't Toews Me Bro!”

Since: Apr 13

The Elite Northeast

#10 Jul 31, 2013
Lauren wrote:
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Westboro Baptist Church, good one.
You do realize that if you take the entire Bible seriously you end up with the Westboro Baptist Church. Or I guess that's where you come from?
So the Bible is the center of all Christian denominations, which there several of - each interpreting it in their own way. I find it ridiculous that one book is the basis of all denominations, all who pick and choose what they consider "relevant these days." Believe me, it's not just the Catholics who are like this, it's just they seem to be the ones stirring up trouble about gay marriage...a tax-exempt organization getting involved in politics.

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