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#155 Feb 23, 2013
ELIAS IBARRA wrote:
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Cretin Atheist,
Here's an offical Vatican publication stating something as how Catholics elect a new and official 666 (VICARIVS FILII DEI):
What's your choice?
To believe like what Catholics do that the head of the claiming true Church known as the Catholic Church is chosen by the "College of Cardinals"...
"The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church constitute a special College, whose prerogative it is to elect the Roman Pontiff in accordance with the norms of a special law. The Cardinals are also available to the Roman Pontiff, either acting collegially, when they are summoned together to deal with questions of major importance, or acting individually, that is, in the offices which they hold in assisting the Roman Pontiff especially in the daily care of the universal Church."
Reference: Latin Code of Canon Law 1983. Can. 349. Holy See Press Office. Updated: 19.02.2001)
Were you dropped on your head as a child?

Where does it say anything about the title "Vacarius Filii Dei"?
It doesn't. LOL!
...or to stand by what the Holy Writ teaches?
"And he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ, to be put into effect when the times will have reached their fulfillment--to bring all things in heaven and on earth together under one head, even Christ." [Eph. 1: 9-10, New International Version]
Again, this states NOTHING about your fake title.

This is almost as funny as when you said mizrach means Far East and then provided a definition that said it doesn't. ROTFLMAO!
jesus christ blows me

Hazleton, PA

#156 Feb 23, 2013
mama mia, those dumb italians like to lick vatican meat balls.
lol

San Francisco, CA

#157 Feb 23, 2013
Can a person be well physically and very healthy, but be starving spiritually and very sick?
ELIAS IBARRA

Barrigada, Guam

#158 Feb 26, 2013
ChaunceyGardiner wrote:
<quoted text>
Were you dropped on your head as a child?
Where does it say anything about the title "Vacarius Filii Dei"?
It doesn't. LOL!
<quoted text>
Again, this states NOTHING about your fake title.
This is almost as funny as when you said mizrach means Far East and then provided a definition that said it doesn't. ROTFLMAO!
Cretin Atheist,

My post is about the election of a pope by the College of Cardinals and not about the title "VICARIVS FILII DEI"!!! I know now how you got your empty skull!!! Your mother dropped a boulder on your skull after noticing that she and you have syphilis coming from your father!!!

Here's "VICARIUS CHRISTI" (Vicar of Christ) which is equal to "VICARIVS FILII DEI" (Vicar of the Son of God) for you:

The New Catholic Encyclppedia, Volume XIV, page 641, has this to say:

"VICAR OF CHRIST, a title of the Roman pontiff expressing his claim to universal jurisdiction in virtue of Christ's words to St. Peter,'Feed my lambs ... Feed my sheep'(Jn. 21. 16-17). It occurs in ecclesiastical writings as early as the 3rd century, but until the 9th century it was used for the emperor as well as for bishops and popes. With Innocent III (1198-1216) it became the exclusive title of the pope and completely superseded the older titles 'Vicar of St. Peter' and 'Vicar of God', which had enjoyed preeminence before this time. The development, which was of particular importance in the contemporary discussion about papal jurisdiction, was effected in large part by the medieval decretalists, and grew out of their treatment of the problem of secular and spiritual power."

The Modern Catholic Dictionary, page 561, has this to say;

"VICAR OF CHRIST. The Pope, visible head of the Church on earth, acting for and in the place of Christ. He possesses supreme ecclesiastical authority in the Catholic Church. This title for the Pope dates from at least the eight century and gradually replaced the former title,'Vicar of St. Peter.' Its biblical basis is Christ's commission of Peter to 'feed my lambs, feed my sheep'(John 21:15-17)."

And in the Encyclopedic Dictionary of Religion, Volume O-Z, page 3663, this is written"

"VICAR OF CHRIST, papal title since the pontificate of Innocent III (1198-1216) and emphasizing the pope's jurisdiction as the successor of St. Peter with vicarious powers received from Christ."

Improve your low I.Q. for of all atheists, you have the lowest!!!

Real Elias Ibarra
Guam
ELIAS IBARRA

Barrigada, Guam

#159 Feb 26, 2013
lol wrote:
Can a person be well physically and very healthy, but be starving spiritually and very sick?
Lol,

Yes, of course!!! These Roman Catholic popes are the best examples:

Pope Leo X (1513 to 1521)

Pope Leo X not only allowed, but encouraged worshippers to pay for their sins – literally. The corrupt religious leader was fond of putting prices on others' sins and requiring them to give him money in return for absolving their wrongdoings. Threatening that their souls would not be able to enter heaven if they didn't pay up, Leo X set sinner fines for crimes such as murder, incest and theft, "Pope Leo X: Opponent of the Reformation" (Compass Point Books, 2006).
Leo X was strictly against the Protestant Reformation, which was inspired by Martin Luther's argument against the church's unscrupulous methods of attaining funds based on people's fears of not getting into heaven, according to "Pope Leo X."

Pope Julius II (1503 to 1513)

Despite the clergy's sacred oath of celibacy , Julius reportedly had several mistresses and at least one illegitimate daughter (some sources indicate that he had two other daughters who died during childhood). In 1511, a council brought charges of lewd sexual acts against him, alleging that he was "a sodomite covered with shameful ulcers," according to Dr. Joe J. Payyapilly in "The Spirit of Holiness" (Xlibris Corporation, 2010).
Although he was a fan of the arts and collected ancient sculptures, he was apparently not a believer in the adage – good art takes time. Julius forced Michelangelo to complete the Sistine Chapel before he was ready to do so, according to "The Western Heritage" (Prentice Hall, 2000).
Michelangelo never got around to finishing Julius' tomb after the pope had died, according to "Christianity: the First Two Thousand Years" (Continuum International Publishing Group, 1997).

Pope Alexander VI (1492 to 1503)

Even though he was supposedly a celibate clergyman, Alexander VI romanced several mistresses, including Giulia Farnese (known as Julia the Beautiful), and fathered numerous illegitimate children with longtime mistress Vannozza dei Cattani (who was married at the time), according to "The Last Judgment," (Macmillan, 2009).
His hedonistic ways were so shameless that even as crime and violence overtook the streets of Rome, the pope busied himself with staging comedic plays, lavish banquets, masquerades and dance parties – paid for with the church's funds, according to "The Borgia Pope" (Kessinger Publishing, 2006). Possibly as backlash for his playboy lifestyle, rumors of Alexander VI arranging orgies began to surface, according to the 2006 book.

Real Elias Ibarra
Guam
lol

San Francisco, CA

#160 Feb 26, 2013
CNN pundit calls Tagle the ‘Great Asian Hope’
By Philip C. Tubeza
Philippine Daily Inquirer
ELIAS IBARRA

Barrigada, Guam

#161 Mar 1, 2013
lol wrote:
CNN pundit calls Tagle the ‘Great Asian Hope’
By Philip C. Tubeza
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Lol,

"Lolong" the crocodile was a great hope too!!! The "lolong" Catholic bishops were such too but only for such a time before they they were discovered of their corrupt practices:

Roman Catholic Bishop in PCSO fund mess holds Millions shares of stock in Ayala

at Sunday, July 17, 2011

One of the bishops embroiled in the controversial disbursement of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) funds to some Roman Catholic Church clergy actually has millions invested in one of the country's biggest conglomerates, data from the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) show.

According to Philippines Stock Exchange (PSE) records obtained by GMA News Research, the Roman Catholic Bishop of Tuguegarao owns more than 24,000 common shares of Ayala Corp., currently valued at &#8369;8 million.

With those holdings, retired Tuguegarao Archbishop Diosdado Talamayan held about 0.0049 percent of the total shares of the company which ranked him 73rd in the Top 100 stockholders list of Ayala Corp.

In 2009, Talamayan asked then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for funds to finish a retirement home in conjunction with his 25th anniversary as a bishop.
It was earlier reported that some P200,000 from PCSO's public relations fund were funneled into the "operational expenses" of a clergy retirement home in Solana town, Cagayan as requested by the bishop for the celebrations marking his 25th year as a Catholic bishop.

The money was disbursed despite the fact that organizers, in a letter to then PCSO director Ma. Fatima Valdes, only requested for &#8369;2,500 for the tickets to a fundraising dinner the diocese organized.

According to documents obtained by GMA News, Talamayan personally wrote former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo a letter in 2009 requesting funds for the retirement home's "finishing touches."
"Our retirement home, which you helped construct, needs only the finishing touches. And I pray that God give me the graces to adjust smoothly to my new phase in my life," the archbishop said in his letter to Arroyo.

In a resolution dated November 2009, the PCSO board decided to grant a request from the Office of the President specifying Talamayan's wishes, but the exact amount of the grant was not disclosed. The board said the money will be charged to the PCSO Charity Fund which, according to its Charter, could only be used for "medical assistance and services and/or charities of national character."

Post 1...to be continued...

Real Elias Ibarra
Guam
ELIAS IBARRA

Barrigada, Guam

#162 Mar 1, 2013
Dioceses as stockholders

The Archdiocese of Tuguegarao is just one of the groups connected with the Roman Catholic Church that hold stocks in companies whose shares are traded on the PSE.

PSE data show that several archdioceses and church groups own stocks in Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), Philippine Airlines, San Miguel Corp. and PHILEX Mining Corp.
In BPI, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila ranks fourth in the bank's list of Top 100 stockholders with more than 200 million shares currently valued at P17.3 billion, and represents 6.266 percent of the bank's outstanding shares.

In an interview with GMA News' Sandra Aguinaldo on "State of the Nation," retired Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Oscar Cruz said there's nothing wrong with the Church's investments in local firms, since its wealth was merely inherited from Spanish friars over a century ago and was invested in strong companies to nurture it.

But in the view of columnist and staunch Reproductive Health Bill advocate Elizabeth Angsioco, these bishops had effectively robbed the poor of the financial help from PCSO when they, in fact, had the wealth to fund their needs.

"Nagulantang ako doon sa laki ng pera na nasa stocks. Bukod pa do'n, yung panghihingi nila doon sa PCSO, ang kinumpetensya nila, ay yung mga mahihirap na mamamayan," Angsioco said in the same interview.

The &#8369;200,000 that went to Talamayan is ten times the P20,000-cap on PCSO's Individual Medical Assistance Program.

Post 2...to be continued...

Real Elias Ibarra
Guam
Jack Benimble

Quezon City, Philippines

#164 Mar 1, 2013
Sherlayne wrote:
<quoted text>
Elias, I don't know for sure what you believe as far as Jesus goes - I think he was a wonderful example of unselfish love, mercy, compassion and filled with wisdom - however, a dead body coming back to life? Now I find that extremely difficult to accept - I suspect it's wishful thinking, object being to permit us to believe WE go on after death. "After death" is the same as "before birth", I think. I hope there's more, but....
Life after death may sound unbelievable to many of us human beings, yes it may but this matters are spiritual in nature the same way many believe in witches, fairies but the church has been there for centuries and no one yet had any reason to doubt what the Holy Bible has showed the world. My strong belief that there is life after death is the fact that there has to be punishment for evil doers and those who benefitted from evil such as murder, rape , rob the poor, hurt people and all the other crimes done while on earth. It will not be comfortable to think that evil doers will just die and go scot free into nothingness while do gooders die and hot be rewarded in Heaven. Bad people must be dealth with after death and dragged into Hell. Got my point ?
They Took r Jobs

Hamilton, Canada

#165 Mar 1, 2013
Jack Benimble wrote:
<quoted text> Life after death may sound unbelievable to many of us human beings, yes it may but this matters are spiritual in nature the same way many believe in witches, fairies but the church has been there for centuries and no one yet had any reason to doubt what the Holy Bible has showed the world. My strong belief that there is life after death is the fact that there has to be punishment for evil doers and those who benefitted from evil such as murder, rape , rob the poor, hurt people and all the other crimes done while on earth. It will not be comfortable to think that evil doers will just die and go scot free into nothingness while do gooders die and hot be rewarded in Heaven. Bad people must be dealth with after death and dragged into Hell. Got my point ?
You just die, nothing happens, that's it.
dsb

Kirchweidach, Germany

#166 Mar 1, 2013
Jack Benimble wrote:
<quoted text> Life after death may sound unbelievable to many of us human beings, yes it may but this matters are spiritual in nature the same way many believe in witches, fairies but the church has been there for centuries and no one yet had any reason to doubt what the Holy Bible has showed the world. My strong belief that there is life after death is the fact that there has to be punishment for evil doers and those who benefitted from evil such as murder, rape , rob the poor, hurt people and all the other crimes done while on earth. It will not be comfortable to think that evil doers will just die and go scot free into nothingness while do gooders die and hot be rewarded in Heaven. Bad people must be dealth with after death and dragged into Hell. Got my point ?
As long as you will find comfort in your thought, let your thought comfort you. It is your thought and your comfort. Preserve it and cherish it and try to live by it. If all people were to go for the Golden Rule, the world would be a much better place than it is and than a million organised faiths could ever provide!
It only would start being problematically sick if you were to try to convince others of something that you just wish or assume.
Brit Expat

Nîmes, France

#167 Mar 1, 2013
Pope names six new cardinals with global flavor!

What "THINKING", human being really cares about this theatrical nonsense?

The Atheist aged 82.
ELIAS IBARRA

Barrigada, Guam

#168 Mar 4, 2013
dsb wrote:
<quoted text>
As long as you will find comfort in your thought, let your thought comfort you. It is your thought and your comfort. Preserve it and cherish it and try to live by it. If all people were to go for the Golden Rule, the world would be a much better place than it is and than a million organised faiths could ever provide!
It only would start being problematically sick if you were to try to convince others of something that you just wish or assume.
Dog Behavior,

The golden rule is in the Bible!!!

Real Elias Ibarra
Guam
ELIAS IBARRA

Barrigada, Guam

#169 Mar 4, 2013
Brit Expat wrote:
Pope names six new cardinals with global flavor!
What "THINKING", human being really cares about this theatrical nonsense?
The Atheist aged 82.
Brit,

The low I.Q.s do not realize that the announcement is a money-making venture and just like the beatification and canonization of spurious saints!!!

Real Elias Ibarra
Guam
dsb

Erkelenz, Germany

#170 Mar 4, 2013
ELIAS IBARRA wrote:
<quoted text>
Dog Behavior,
The golden rule is in the Bible!!!
Real Elias Ibarra
Guam
"True follower" of your hallucination,

the fact that you need a book to show you the Golden Rule proves your cheap commonness.
When people do not have access to their hearts, they become like you.
In one word: loathsome

Since: Feb 11

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#171 Mar 4, 2013
ELIAS IBARRA wrote:
<quoted text>
Cretin Atheist,
My post is about the election of a pope by the College of Cardinals and not about the title "VICARIVS FILII DEI"!!! I know now how you got your empty skull!!! Your mother dropped a boulder on your skull after noticing that she and you have syphilis coming from your father!!!
Here's "VICARIUS CHRISTI" (Vicar of Christ) which is equal to "VICARIVS FILII DEI" (Vicar of the Son of God) for you:
The New Catholic Encyclppedia, Volume XIV, page 641, has this to say:
"VICAR OF CHRIST, a title of the Roman pontiff expressing his claim to universal jurisdiction in virtue of Christ's words to St. Peter,'Feed my lambs ... Feed my sheep'(Jn. 21. 16-17). It occurs in ecclesiastical writings as early as the 3rd century, but until the 9th century it was used for the emperor as well as for bishops and popes. With Innocent III (1198-1216) it became the exclusive title of the pope and completely superseded the older titles 'Vicar of St. Peter' and 'Vicar of God', which had enjoyed preeminence before this time. The development, which was of particular importance in the contemporary discussion about papal jurisdiction, was effected in large part by the medieval decretalists, and grew out of their treatment of the problem of secular and spiritual power."
The Modern Catholic Dictionary, page 561, has this to say;
"VICAR OF CHRIST. The Pope, visible head of the Church on earth, acting for and in the place of Christ. He possesses supreme ecclesiastical authority in the Catholic Church. This title for the Pope dates from at least the eight century and gradually replaced the former title,'Vicar of St. Peter.' Its biblical basis is Christ's commission of Peter to 'feed my lambs, feed my sheep'(John 21:15-17)."
And in the Encyclopedic Dictionary of Religion, Volume O-Z, page 3663, this is written"
"VICAR OF CHRIST, papal title since the pontificate of Innocent III (1198-1216) and emphasizing the pope's jurisdiction as the successor of St. Peter with vicarious powers received from Christ."
Improve your low I.Q. for of all atheists, you have the lowest!!!
Real Elias Ibarra
Guam
Bwahahahahahahahaha!

You simply cannot read what you write. Not once did you provide evidence that Vicarius Filii Dei is an official title of the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church!

You cannot compute 666 from Vivarius Christi so you agree to change the title to suit your needs.

Vicar of God doesn't work.

Vicar of St. Peter doesn't equate to 666 either.

You are truly pathetic, Don Quixote of Guam.
Viv

Haldensleben, Germany

#172 Mar 6, 2013
Who is cardinal from Lebanon, maybe he would be good Pope?
ELIAS IBARRA

Barrigada, Guam

#173 Mar 8, 2013
ChaunceyGardiner wrote:
<quoted text>
Bwahahahahahahahaha!
You simply cannot read what you write. Not once did you provide evidence that Vicarius Filii Dei is an official title of the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church!
You cannot compute 666 from Vivarius Christi so you agree to change the title to suit your needs.
Vicar of God doesn't work.
Vicar of St. Peter doesn't equate to 666 either.
You are truly pathetic, Don Quixote of Guam.
Cretin Atheist,

You are of low I.Q.!!! "Vicar of Christ" is equal to the "Vicar of the Son Of God"!!! Why??? Because our Lord Jesus Christ is the Son of God:

"Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son Of God, God abides in Him, and he in God." (l John 4:15, NKJV)

"Simon Peter answered and said,'You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God'." (Mt. 16:16, Ibid.)

Christ is the Son of God according to the Apostles!!! And how does God introduced Christ??? The Almighty Father declared:

"And suddenly 'a voice came from heaven, saying,'This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased'." (Matt. 3:17, New King James Version)

All Roman Catholics, Atheists, Protestants, Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons, Bereans, "Ang Dating Tumbong Doon" K.Y.J. Eli Fernando Soriano, Baptists, Seventh-day Adventists, Evangelicals, Charismatics, Spurious Born-again, Presbyterians, Othodox, 700 Bar Club members, Episcopalians, Methodists, Branch Davidians, members of the American cults, skeptics, agnostics, and those outside of the true Church of Christ (Iglesia ni Cristo) must improve their low I.Q.s!!!

Real Elias Ibarra
Guam
ELIAS IBARRA

Barrigada, Guam

#174 Mar 8, 2013
Viv wrote:
Who is cardinal from Lebanon, maybe he would be good Pope?
Viv,

There is no such thing as a good pope!!! All of them do not understand what they are teaching such as the Holy Trinity:

"The Trinity is a wonderful mystery. No one understands it. The most learned theologian, the holiest Pope, the greatest saint, all are mystified by it as a child of seven."

Reference:[Martin J. Scott, S.J., God and Myself, Nhil Obstat: Arthurus J. Scanlan, S.T.D., Imprimatur: Joannes Cardinalis Farley (P.J. Kenedy and Sons, 1917), pp. 118-119.]

And the Roman Catholic Church will remain as is as the:

"Church of sinners and of fools."

Reference:(Hastings, Adrian. In Filial Disobedience, p. 126.)

And the power of the Roman Catholic Church will still be used in history to do the devil's work:

"the power of the Church (Catholic) has been used in history to do the devil's work."

Reference:(Hastings, Adrian. In Filial Disobedience, p. 127.)

All Roman Catholics, Atheists, Protestants, Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons, Bereans, "Ang Dating Tumbong Doon" K.Y.J. Eli Fernando Soriano, Baptists, Seventh-day Adventists, Evangelicals, Charismatics, Spurious Born-again, Presbyterians, Othodox, 700 Bar Club members, Episcopalians, Methodists, Branch Davidians, members of the American cults, skeptics, agnostics, and those outside of the true Church of Christ (Iglesia ni Cristo) must improve their low I.Q.s!!!

Real Elias Ibarra
Guam
dsb

Erkelenz, Germany

#178 Mar 8, 2013
Felix Y. Manalo, the professional sex maniac and child molester, would be a good pope!
Nobody expects him to understand anything but his genitals!
The only true church is the church that worships a pedophile!

The monument of that beast, Felix Y.Manalo, will be converted to a urinal.
Yellow blessings for the beats´s graven image!

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