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Francis speaks openly about the Church’s problems during his trip back to Italy

Monday, July 29th 2013 - 21:49 UTC
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Pope Francis said the troubled Vatican bank must become “honest and transparent” and that he will listen to the advice of a commission he has set up on whether it can be reformed or needs to be shut down altogether. Read full article

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  • Elena

    “I am back home and I assure you that my joy is much greater than my exhaustion!” Really love his sense of humor and honesty :-)

    Jul 29th, 2013 - 10:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    An honest Argentinian, surely not?

    Jul 30th, 2013 - 03:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Elena

    Well, ppl in Brazil did said Pope Francisco did his first miracle in there by making brazilians love an Argentine so... XD

    Jul 30th, 2013 - 03:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    I give him one thing: he is VERY good at sitting on the fence.

    Just like the other Popes apart from the ones that actively hid despicable acts carried out on children from their parishioners for years, that includes the last one (just waiting for the SS to hit the fan on that one).

    Jul 30th, 2013 - 06:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • toooldtodieyoung

    3 Elena

    LOL I am loving that comment!!!!

    4 ChrisR

    In the market place of my home town of Bingham ( Notts ), there stands the “Buttercross”.
    In the 13th Century a priest at St Marys Church, just down the road, after finishing a mass whereby he said that it was OK for Men to have sex with other men.
    The locals, upon hearing his words of wisdom took him from the church, walked / carried him down the road to where the “Buttercross” now stands today, tied him to a pole and burned him to death.

    Now, while I 'm for gay rights and live and let live, I do feel that good people of Bingham did have a point about the power of the church and that, even back then, it was not a force for good in this land.

    Jul 31st, 2013 - 05:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 5 toooldtodieyoung

    Homosexuality does not bother me in the least: as long as they don't make it compulsory!

    Jul 31st, 2013 - 12:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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