Pope

ozatheist on December 24th, 2008

I wasn’t going to bother blogging today, but when I heard this headline on the news, I knew I had to say something. In the Pope’s annual Christmas speech he stated that: … saving humanity from homosexual or transsexual behaviour is just as important as saving the rainforest from destruction. from ABC News Reading between [...]

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ozatheist on December 4th, 2008

Bad Ass Popes – the six most awful Popes, via Five Public Opinions Soft toys for boys – teach your child how to conduct Mass, via Nullifidian Proposition 8 the Musical – satirical look at Prop 8, via Matt’s Notepad, via Pharyngula Tim Minchin is funny – and doesn’t mind saying what he thinks about [...]

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ozatheist on June 27th, 2008

In answer to a question on another forum I stated that one of the reasons Catholics are being ‘picked on’ lately is because they are making themselves such easy targets. What with Catholic World Youth Day (C-WYD)  and all the apologetics saying how wonderful it’s going to be.  Not to mention they are an out-dated, [...]

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ozatheist on June 17th, 2008

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ozatheist on June 15th, 2008

SYDNEY Lord Mayor Clover Moore plans to kick Pope Benedict XVI and the six-day World Youth Day festival out of the council-controlled Hyde Park for failing to pay their bills on time. I’d love to see that match Clover V Pope. cue WWF style MC: In the red corner, weighing in at 85Kgs, his papalness [...]

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ozatheist on April 27th, 2008

It seems more people are put off by the impending road closures during Catholic World Youth Day (C-WYD), than the fact it’s costing us millions of dollars, or that it’s just about glorifying the Pope. It’s good to see Sydneysiders have their priorities right! The Sun-Herald reports that 64% of Sydneysiders are in favour of [...]

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ozatheist on April 8th, 2008

There seems to be conflicting reports on the impact of the Catholic World Youth Day (C-WYD). The SMH reported: Keep out if you’re not a pilgrim, warning of all the road closures in  Sydney due to C-WYD. Sydney has been warned that The disruptive impact of World Youth Day would be as great as the [...]

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ozatheist on March 21st, 2008

Two authors have accused the Vatican of having their novel blacklisted in Italy. The historical novel Imprimatur, which will be published in Australia in May, suggests a 17th century Pope had funded the Protestant hero William III. The authors claim that documents found in the Vatican secret archive and the Italian state archives suggest William [...]

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ozatheist on December 16th, 2007

According to ABC news: Italian film and opera legend Franco Zeffirelli says he has agreed to become an image consultant to Pope Benedict XVI. the story then goes on to say: The pope does not have a “happy image” Well a lot of people don’t have a happy image of the pope, but for very [...]

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