Pope Francis turns 80

Posted by | December 17, 2016 07:30 | Filed under: Religion

After more than three years at the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis is turning 80 Saturday. The octogenarian has had quite the run. His celebrity regularly draws the praise of followers. Pope Francis has made waves with a variety of sometimes controversial positions and opinions. He has championed climate change mitigation measures and has…


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2 responses to Pope Francis turns 80

  1. Larry Schmitt December 17th, 2016 at 10:32

    He’s not such a hero to a lot of people, including a lot of Catholics. He just confirmed that women will not be ordained in the foreseeable future. He says they can become deacons, as if that makes up for it. I don’t really care, because I found plenty of reasons to leave the church. But it makes a difference to a lot of people. Ordaining women and allowing priests to marry would eliminate the shortage of priests, and go a long way toward solving the pedophilia problem. And if you’re a married Catholic, and you need counseling, would you seriously consider going to a priest?

  2. causeican December 17th, 2016 at 16:15

    This pope damn near the same as the old pope.

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