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    Posted: March 13 2013 at 14:20
The first South American Pope
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Post Options Post Options   Quote The Doctor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 13 2013 at 14:21
The first Pope from the Americas period, I believe. 
I can understand your anger at me, but what did the horse I rode in on ever do to you?
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^True that, I believe
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Ivan_Melgar_M Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 13 2013 at 16:02
Originally posted by The T

The first South American Pope

The first Jesuit ever elected Pope also.

He's a very humble man who resigned to the honors of any Archbishop and lives in a humble home, doesn't use car and travels in bus.

He's not a Liberation theologyst but always lived for the poor.

Great election.

Iván
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Post Options Post Options   Quote akamaisondufromage Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 13 2013 at 17:00
Startling news for one cat.
 
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Edited by The Doctor - March 13 2013 at 18:00
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Argonaught Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 13 2013 at 18:22
Originally posted by Ivan_Melgar_M

Originally posted by The T

The first South American Pope

The first Jesuit ever elected Pope also.

He's a very humble man who resigned to the honors of any Archbishop and lives in a humble home, doesn't use car and travels in bus.

He's not a Liberation theologyst but always lived for the poor.

Great election.

Iván

I don't know, though, how a humble man can excel in the role of the 'Vicar of Jesus Christ'. 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Ivan_Melgar_M Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 13 2013 at 18:58
Originally posted by Argonaught

Originally posted by Ivan_Melgar_M

Originally posted by The T

The first South American Pope

The first Jesuit ever elected Pope also.

He's a very humble man who resigned to the honors of any Archbishop and lives in a humble home, doesn't use car and travels in bus.

He's not a Liberation theologyst but always lived for the poor.

Great election.

Iván

I don't know, though, how a humble man can excel in the role of the 'Vicar of Jesus Christ'. 

Look at history and search for John XXIII.

A Parrish priest who was elected as transitional Pope because they believed he could be easily manipulated, but he is responsible for the modernization of the Church with Vatican II Council, who nobody wanted and now is considered the best thing that could happen to the Church..

He was a very humble man

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"The Vicar of Jesus Christ" shouldn't be contradictory to a humble man.
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Originally posted by akamaisondufromage

Startling news for one cat.
 

LOL
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RIP James Herbert British horror writer
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Post Options Post Options   Quote tamijo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 22 2013 at 08:42
Easter was named after Eostre (a.k.a. Eastre). She was the Great Mother Goddess of the Saxon people in Northern Europe. Similarly, the "Teutonic dawn goddess of fertility [was] known variously as Ostare, Ostara, Ostern, Eostra, Eostre, Eostur, Eastra, Eastur, Austron and Ausos." Her name was derived from the ancient word for spring: "eastre."
 
 
Im a bit of a cheat, my vacation starts in 20 min, may Eostre bring us a rich and fruitfull spring.
Whereever you are may your God(s) be with you.
 
Happy Easter


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Mission f**king accomplished - 

Iraq Car Bomb Attacks: Al-Qaida In Iraq Claims Wave Of Bombings http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/20/iraq-car-bomb-attacks-al-qaeda_n_2915357.html

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Finnforest Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 24 2013 at 12:21
Not news really but a NYT blog entry that was moving, on the topic of caregiving.  I think it can be helpful to read about other's experiences on this topic, before during and after it occurs. 

http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/22/suddenly-theyre-all-gone/


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News to me, goats in trees - http://webecoist.momtastic.com/2008/08/19/the-incredible-tree-climbing-goats-of-morocco/


run for the hills!!, or the trees.   (goats also apparently can scream like humans)



And finally, Walking On Sunshine



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Bumped for Scott
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There you are little thread.

Howd you get to second page?

More news?

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Cash machine blown up by thieves at Hampshire petrol station - CCTV video
[trans: ATM asploded by bandits at Ye Olde Englande Hampshire gas station - Spy camera vid]


If you cannot be wise, pretend to be someone who is wise and then just behave like they would - Neil Gaiman
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Post Options Post Options   Quote infocat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 03 2013 at 22:38
Originally posted by Dean

Cash machine blown up by thieves at Hampshire petrol station - CCTV video
[trans: ATM asploded by bandits at Ye Olde Englande Hampshire gas station - Spy camera vid]
What is up with the news announcer?  She sounds like she's half asleep.

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