F : There are also many Catholics who have a very unfavorable view of this Pope. Myself included.
Qx: Oh wow! Big whippy doo! Tell us some more rants.
F: Tell me, do you give equal weight to the pronouncements of all the Church's Popes, or just the ones that you feel comfortable with?
Qx: For someone who has to tell his father's life story to make an analogy for cpaitalism this is really quite limp. Go to the threads in which Nikhil, Lark, bill, and I discuss Catholicism and Liberation Theology.
F: Not all Popes in the Church's history have been good Popes. Is it possible that history is repeating itself?
Qx: Well, if what you describe as "good" usually means something that happens to agree with your rants you could be happy to talk jibberish all you want.
F: Attempting to mix Catholicism with Marxism is mere foolishness.
Qx: It's a bit deeper than that but what can anyone here expect from you? High quality thought?
F: The teachings of Jesus had to do with personal salvation, not economic goods or political theory.
Qx: If you want to go to a Bible class this is definitely not the place. For someone who claims to not care about people this is pretty revealing of your own proud hypocrisy.
F: What was it that Jesus said to his disciples when the centurions came for him? How does that square with LT?
Qx: Answer it for yourself . After all, your daddy was a carpenter was he not?