New style of papacy: Pope Francis pays hotel bill

Mar 14, 2013 Full story: couriernews.com 8

On his first day as shepherd of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, Pope Francis picked up his luggage at a Vatican hotel, personally thanked each member of the staff and even paid his own bill.

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#1 Mar 15, 2013
Perhaps a new trend is starting.

“Boot to the Head”

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#2 Mar 15, 2013
Don't worry, it is just the media honeymoon. The reports of what a "fascist bigot" he is will start soon enough.

“The Black Mermaid”

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#3 Mar 15, 2013
I think it set a good example and was an unselfish act of charity. He deserves credit for that.
Nulli Secundus

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#4 Mar 15, 2013
Sherlayne wrote:
…an unselfish act of charity…
OR a made-in-heaven public relations 'golden egg', more likely.

“The Black Mermaid”

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#5 Mar 15, 2013
Nulli Secundus wrote:
<quoted text>OR a made-in-heaven public relations 'golden egg', more likely.
You never know.
The Oracle

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#6 Mar 15, 2013
Cathoholic wrote:
Don't worry, it is just the media honeymoon. The reports of what a "fascist bigot" he is will start soon enough.

It's Bennie the Nazi all over again. Bennie rode the 'bigot pony' until it drove him to resign, let's see how long it takes the bigots to break Frankie's spirit.

“Boot to the Head”

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#7 Mar 16, 2013
The Oracle wrote:
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It's Bennie the Nazi all over again. Bennie rode the 'bigot pony' until it drove him to resign, let's see how long it takes the bigots to break Frankie's spirit.
Do you mean the raving anti-Catholic bigots?
The Oracle

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#8 Mar 16, 2013
Cathoholic wrote:
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Do you mean the raving anti-Catholic bigots?

That is exactly what I mean.

I am not Catholic, in fact I am non-religious, but I can see how the subversives within the RC community are already plotting to bring this Pope down, just as they did the last one.

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