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Mon Feb 11, 2013, 08:50 PM

Resigning Pope No Longer Has Strength To Lead Church Backward

VATICAN CITY—Citing his advancing age and deteriorating health, Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation from the papacy Monday, saying he no longer possessed the strength and energy required to lead the Catholic Church backward. According to the 85-year-old pontiff, after considerable prayer and reflection on his physical stamina and mental acuity, he concluded that his declining faculties left him unable to helm the Church’s ambitious regressive agenda and guide the faith’s one billion global followers on their steady march away from modernity and cultural advancement.


http://www.theonion.com/articles/resigning-pope-no-longer-has-strength-to-lead-chur,31248/

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smokey nj Feb 2013 OP
skepticscott Feb 2013 #1
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Response to smokey nj (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 09:03 PM

1. Damn, you'd have though Almighty gawd

could have lent his Man on Earth a little extra giddyup...

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Response to smokey nj (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 09:07 PM

2. heh

Gotta love The Onion.

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Response to smokey nj (Original post)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 02:36 PM

3. The Onion never ceases to amaze.

Thanks for posting.

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Response to AverageJoe90 (Reply #3)

Thu Feb 14, 2013, 02:39 PM

4. You're welcome!

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