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2017-07-09 -Short Attention Span Theater-
Pope Francis Says America Has ‘a Distorted Vision of the World'
(CNSNews.com) - Pope Francis told the Italian newspaper La Repubblica on Thursday that the United States of America--and Russia, China, North Korea and Bashar al Assad's Syria--have "a distorted vision of the world"--("una visione distorta del mondo," as reportetd in Italian by La Repubblica).

The pope made the observation in an interview with La Repubblica reporter Eugenio Scalfari.

"Last Thursday, I got a call from Pope Francis," Scalfari reported. "It was about noon, and I was at the newspaper when my phone rang."

He said the pope wanted to see him at four that afternoon, according to a Google translation of the Italian report.

"Pope Francis told me to be very concerned about the meeting of the G20," Scalfari wrote.

"I am afraid there are very dangerous alliances between powers who have a distorted view of the world: America and Russia, China and North Korea, Russia and Assad in the war in Syria," the pope said.
Posted by Besoeker 2017-07-09 03:12|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6481 views ]  Top

#1 LOL, "thanks, Pope" (to paraphrase Jim Thorpe). Geeesh, you just can't make this stuff up.
Posted by Beldar Crinemble2277 2017-07-09 03:25||   2017-07-09 03:25|| Front Page Top

#2 Hi Beldar, long time no see.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2017-07-09 05:59||   2017-07-09 05:59|| Front Page Top

#3 "Nice little town ya got here, Popey! Be a shame if anything happened to it!"
Posted by AlmostAnonymous5839 2017-07-09 06:49||   2017-07-09 06:49|| Front Page Top

#4 Quack.

Quack. Quack.
Posted by Elmusorong Sforza1170 2017-07-09 07:56||   2017-07-09 07:56|| Front Page Top

#5 They've been saying something like that since 1776. "They" being those who consider themselves to be our betters to adjudge us (and whom we've had to bail out too many times in this world).
Posted by Procopius2k 2017-07-09 07:59||   2017-07-09 07:59|| Front Page Top

#6 Oi vey, oi vey, oi vey.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2017-07-09 08:02||   2017-07-09 08:02|| Front Page Top

#7 Where you stand depends on where you sit. From where I sit it is Francis that needs new glasses.

Posted by Thumper 2017-07-09 09:30||   2017-07-09 09:30|| Front Page Top

#8 "a distorted vision of the world"
This from a catholic priest who lives in a palace surrounded by priceless works of art, and mercenary bodyguards watching the exits. Interesting point of perspective there.
Posted by ed in texas 2017-07-09 09:33||   2017-07-09 09:33|| Front Page Top

#9 This from a catholic priest who lives in a palace surrounded by priceless works of art, and mercenary bodyguards

A fellow with private, buried libraries of 2000 year old forbidden texts and who blesses pedophiles.
Posted by Skidmark 2017-07-09 10:05||   2017-07-09 10:05|| Front Page Top

#10 This is the Jesuit liberation theologist that the anti-Americans in Rome crammed into the office. The membership and money are starting to decline in the US. Keep on licking the penises.
Posted by Ulains Thuque6389 2017-07-09 11:28||   2017-07-09 11:28|| Front Page Top

#11 This from a man whose top aide was caught conducting a massive gay orgy ON VATICAN GROUNDS!

Before he judges others, he should put his own house in order.
Posted by Frozen Al 2017-07-09 11:51||   2017-07-09 11:51|| Front Page Top

#12 Not like it was a....'one off.'
Posted by Besoeker 2017-07-09 12:01||   2017-07-09 12:01|| Front Page Top

#13 Tho two "thunks" you heard were the jaws of my Irish Catholic immigrant grandparents hitting the table.

"Jaysus! The Pope's on to being a fecking eejit, inn't he now?"
Posted by Matt 2017-07-09 12:19||   2017-07-09 12:19|| Front Page Top

#14 The head of the mosque of Marx has a distorted view of the world.

Terrible pope.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2017-07-09 13:07||   2017-07-09 13:07|| Front Page Top

#15 And sexual hi-jinks in the Vatican is not distorted? It is deviant behavior but not distorted. But I digress......now where was I?
Posted by Alaska Paul 2017-07-09 16:57||   2017-07-09 16:57|| Front Page Top

#16 This is the same dipshit who said non-gluten bread may not be used for communion.

Really? Because the Vatican doesn't sell it?
Posted by 3dc 2017-07-09 19:28||   2017-07-09 19:28|| Front Page Top

#17 Francis is a disaster. Sit him down, call the bullpen and get Benedict warmed up.
Posted by Injun Bucket8891 2017-07-09 20:51||   2017-07-09 20:51|| Front Page Top

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