For God’s sake, blog!, pope tells priests

January 24, 2010

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Vatican and new media on pope2you.net, 22 May 2009/Jonathan Bainbridge

For God’s sake, blog! Pope Benedict has told priests, saying they must learn to use new forms of communication to spread the gospel message.

In his message for the Roman Catholic Church’s World Day of Communications on Saturday, the pope, who is 82 and known not to love computers or the internet, acknowledged priests must make the most of the “rich menu of options” offered by new technology.

“Priests are thus challenged to proclaim the Gospel by employing the latest generation of audiovisual resources — images, videos, animated features, blogs, websites — which, alongside traditional means, can open up broad new vistas for dialogue, evangelization and catechesis,” he said.

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How about subliminal messages?

If I am going to be converted into an easily led bigot with no critical thinking skills, I would rather it happen without me knowing it.

Hell, I could just watch FOX and not waste my Sundays, amirite?

(I joke, of course. FOX *is* a waste of a good Sunday)

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@Anon86: I recognize your rhetoric as that of a bigot.

http://libertyatstake.blogspot.com/

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The Catholic religion is one who openly discriminates against homosexuals and women.

In addition, the very core of their dogma is that they are supposedly superior to all other faiths and non-catholic lifestyles.

If that doesn’t fit the definition of ‘bigot’, then nothing does.

For denying this and calling me a bigot, you earn 10 points for your semi-funny joke.

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