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Pope Benedict announces his resignation

Old Feb 11th 2013, 11:11 am
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-21411304
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Old Feb 11th 2013, 11:17 am
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perhaps next time they will elect someone a bit younger, FFS he was 78 when he was elected..
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Old Feb 11th 2013, 11:25 am
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Oh dear. Noastradamus predicted this, didn't he? I wonder what else is going to happen ?
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Old Feb 11th 2013, 11:38 am
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Sorry, but yawn......................zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz zzzzzzz WGAF?
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Old Feb 11th 2013, 12:10 pm
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well it's the first time in 600 years a pope has resigned

they are meant to be the word of God and die in the job before a new one is elected... it's a pretty major event in Catholicism...
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Old Feb 11th 2013, 12:15 pm
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My first thought that there must be a major scandal about to go public.

or maybe he just wants to spend more time with his family?
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Old Feb 11th 2013, 12:19 pm
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well it's the first time in 600 years a pope has resigned

they are meant to be the word of God and die in the job before a new one is elected... it's a pretty major event in Catholicism...
yes and unfortunately its a bigger deal than several hundred years of institutionalized pedophilia.

fortunately if St Malachy is to be believed then the nazi pope was either the last pope ever or the penultimate

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prophecy_of_the_Popes
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well it's the first time in 600 years a pope has resigned

they are meant to be the word of made up man and die in the job before a new one is elected... it's a pretty major event in Madeupicism...
Hmm.
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My first thought that there must be a major scandal about to go public.

or maybe he just wants to spend more time with his family?
I think you'll find it's because he want to spend more time with the kids...
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I think you'll find it's because he want to spend more time with the kids...
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Alan Pardew has just ruled himself out
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Alan Pardew has just ruled himself out
Bur Harry Redknapp says he's interested, "It's a massive, massive job"...
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Could be an interesting tussle between The Chosen One and Old Red Nose if they both stood...
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Hmm.
but a lot of people believe in madeupicsm (or however you speel it!)
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It's been a rough winter, he may have been feeling a bit Parkie.
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