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Featured Pope Francis condemns exploitative bosses as 'bloodsuckers' who make workers 'slaves'

Discussion in 'Religious News' started by Vouthon, May 20, 2016.

  1. C-Faith

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    There are also Jehovah's Witnesses who have taught longer than you, but that doesn't matter as long as the message is correct.

    I'm sure the world can translate from one language to the other. The problem here is that people don't want to adher to the plain, simple truth of God's word.
     
  2. metis

    metis aged ecumenical anthropologist

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    Again, you've slipped into idolatry, and I really don't have any use for that kind of discussion. Also, all you are now doing is just to try and demean me and doing as such in the name of supposedly having the "true message" that you supposedly possess.

    I've seen enough.
     
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  3. C-Faith

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    I don't believe in idolatry.

    You try to use "14 years of experience" to boast, while I merely stated that people have taught longer and still they don't teach the truth.

    You may have seen enough, but you need to grow more.
     
  4. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
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    I know this isn't fair, but when I hear the Pope decry "bloodsuckers", I wonder......
    Does he grow food, make tools, build houses or cure bacon?
    No....he lives off of the largess of donors.
     
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  5. Deidre

    Deidre Boo!

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    Very true.
     
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  6. Musing Bassist

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    You have done no such thing, and it's plainly obvious because all you've demonstrated is a parroting of old ignorant accusations which are dispelled with even the most basic knowledge of Catholicism.

    And a quick tip. When you quote the Bible don't put a space between the colon and the verse number, otherwise only the chapter will link. It's Matthew 23:9. And as for that verse reading it context will dispel your argument here. Jesus is making a hyperbolic point regarding the sanctimonious hypocrisy of the Pharisee leadership. It is not a blanket prohibition of anything, yet alone the forbidding of legitimate religious authority. It would be strange if Jesus did that because he gave such authority to the Apostles and their successors. Matthew 18:18.
     
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