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  1. There is also a petition on the 10 Downing Street site: http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/Pope2010/

  2. Simon Murphy 3 Feb 2010, 1:49pm

    Also check out Andrew Pierce’s article about his support for the relgious exemption from the Equality Bill.

    SO it’s confirmed then – Andrew Pierce is the Daily Mail housegay / Uncle Tom.

    It would appear that he was hired push the Mail’s vile homophobic agenda which then allows them to say ‘But Uncle Tom Pierce is our housegay, how can we be homophobic’

    Check it out here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1248110/ANDREW-PIERCE-Why-I-gay-man-agree-Pope–Harriet-Harmans-equality-mania-promotes-intolerance.html

  3. The laws of this land, which Ratzy seems to want to change, do not allow preachers of hate into the country. I see no difference between a western hating Muslim Iman and this crazed old German in a white frock. Both reckon they are preaching the truth and everyone who disagrees is wrong and evil(especially LGBT people) Even a lot of devout Catholics are not in favour of this Arch Homophobe of Rome. Jesus Christ did not condemn LGBT people and there were quite a few around at the time! If the RC church uses the old testement to condemn us then it should practise all the other stupidly archaic laws like stoning women for adultary and masturbation(!) I signed the petition and urge others to do so!

  4. An estimated £20,000,000 cost to the taxpayer for this man’s visit?

    Where’s the Taxpayers Alliance when you need them?

  5. Brian Burton 3 Feb 2010, 3:02pm

    I hope he dos’nt wear his Hitler Youth uniform. He may be wearing it under his Swishing gown!

  6. Read the Uncle Tom piece in the mail. Naturally, all the posts criticising him are in the worst rated section. Now, if Pink readers rated them upwards, it might spoil the day of the rest of the bigots on there.

  7. theotherone 3 Feb 2010, 3:45pm

    I have added my name to both the Secular Society and the no. 10 petition.

  8. Maybe Easyjet can flog him one of those dreadful paninis so he can be on the bog for the entire trip.

    Note to benedict though – when the menu states “tender chicken wrap” it is describing a tortilla, not the altar boys. Please brief your cardinals, bishops and priests accordingly!

    Not that I am bashing the bishop though of course readers

  9. maybe he could visit the BNP headquarters, im sure they agree with his objections with the equality bill.

  10. malcanoid 3 Feb 2010, 5:01pm

    Where is the link to the petition? We need to make it easy to sign.

  11. Jennifer Hynes 3 Feb 2010, 6:09pm

    Although a Christian now, and no longer a fan of the National Secular Society, I have added my name to their petition, and the Number 10 petition. I feel most strongly that moral hypocrites should be exposed as such.

  12. Only British citizens can sign these petitions, right?

  13. Dominick J. 3 Feb 2010, 6:16pm

    I can not believe tax payers are paying for this mans visit!! WHO in the hell invited him? They should pay for his visit if he’s too friggin’ cheap to pay for his own visit! Any way that’s ass backwards, the country should be making money from his visit if there is a following :O)…. He’s not wanted, that’s obvious from a lot of the posts here and on other sites as well.

  14. Just sign and see, Lucius! If you’re outside the UK and your IP address is excluded, then too bad, but just go ahead and try. Get everyone you know to try.

  15. Jean-Paul Bentham 3 Feb 2010, 6:38pm

    Anyone can sign the National Secular Society’s petition. I’m a Canadian and I signed without any problem. The other one is a corker – only for British citizens.

    That’s my impression at the moment.

    ben16 was originally invited by Gordon Brown but he officially refused. A few weeks later, Tony Blair, the RCC convert, and his lovely catholic wife (who some say forced her hubby to become a RC, but what do I know) visited the vatican and encouraged the papa to come to the UK. It was then that the papa accepted on the pretext that the occasion could be used for the beatification of John Cardinal Newman.

    When Newman’s grave was dug up recently to retrieve his bones in order to use them in the liturgy, the grave was found to contain only the red Cardinal’s hat and a strand of hair.

    According to Newman’s dying wish, the executor of his Last Will & Testament(now deceased) buried Newman in the same grave as his life-long companion, Ambrose St. John, in some unknown locality.

    I expect the papa will say something to the effect that because Newman was a saint that his bones disintegrated completely and miraculously. Yawn.

  16. If this evil man sold the Vatican’s gold and marble, he could probably end world hunger. I have NO respect for such a person.

  17. What are we going to do while he’s here to really show this deluded idiot (who actually believes HE IS the hotline to the non-existent “God”) what we all think of him ???????????? How are we going to really rattle his cage and scare the s*it out of him ????????? so he’ll toddle back to his gold and marble palaces in Rome with his little Nazi tail right between his ugly little legs ????????

  18. How on earth could this man ever have become the Pontiff. It’s bad enough the cover up regarding the evil baggage this man carries without him coming to this country spewing his poison as leader of a mass of people who largely believe the views of his Church are not just out of date but contravene almost everything that we hold dear. Get yourself a Bible, don’t take it literally as your lot wrote it, but see that we are all created equal.

    You are evil and promote hatred and hide lies. Keep out of my country.

  19. Nkigel – he’s the pope as the right-wingers wanted him to lead and didn’t want a liberal leader

  20. Wim in Holland 4 Feb 2010, 2:09am

    The head of state of a foreign country(the vatican) is invited by government to publicly criticize British Law.

  21. Wim in Holland 4 Feb 2010, 3:17am

    May be, next time Sarkozy will be invited to do the same thing.

  22. Justin Hafey 4 Feb 2010, 8:20am

    This quote sums it all up for me.

    “I don’t think the government and the church have realised the level of anger from the public”

    The tragic reality is that both institutions are so blinded and misled by there awful ideology’s that are based on telling you how to live, that they have completely lost touch with reality. People are sick to death of being told how to live by both people who have allowed themselves to be brainwashed by a rediculous set of rules created by crazy old men milennia ago and people who spend their lives trying to fit this image just so they can be elected into power. Basically, the whole situation is a joke, the reality is that most people out there are living their lives pretty much as they see fit. These fools from the old institutions are yet to wake up to that fact.

    Our mission is to make them realise that they are wasting their time and should just disappear forever and leave us alone.

  23. Brian Burton 4 Feb 2010, 8:45am

    Hay….givus a ride on your popemobile popey?

  24. Pete & Michael 4 Feb 2010, 9:07am

    We tried to sign the No 10 Petition, but the link to add your name does not work.

  25. David Myers 4 Feb 2010, 11:30am

    Tell this former Hitler youth and homophobe to go back to the vatican and keep his nose out of British business. He headed the previous pope’s pogrom against gay prists and lesbians nuns (but not the pedaphiles!), resulting in thousands being vilified and cast out of the church though they were innocent and blameless, unlike the pedaphile priests that he and the previous pope protected. His preaching of hatred against gays and lesbians is no different from the American right wing fundamentalists who have urged the Ugandans to punish homosexuality with the death sentance, or the Nazis who shipped us off to the death camps. He is no true christian!

  26. Well, he’d better not dare to stick his head above the top of his pope-mobile if I’m anywhere near him! He’d get more than a plaster-cast of Milan Cathedral shoveed in his moosh from me, I can tell ya, the crazy old git!

  27. We now have over 12 000 signitures, e-mail all your friends to sign the petition.

    http://www.secularism.org.uk/petition-the-pm.html

  28. No 10 petition. System sends you an email with link. Worked OK

  29. Have emailed No. 10 to advise them their website is not always functioning properly. If any website should be placed so as to take a massive amount of traffic, the No. 10 website should!

  30. @mike I agree with you – I have signed the petition

  31. It seems you have to be a UK citizen to sign the No. 10 petition but not the secular one. (It’s nothing to do with your URL.)

  32. patrick foord 5 Feb 2010, 9:07pm

    I am appalled that this vile homophobic creature is to visit these shores in the autumn and even more appalled to learn that this will cost the british taxpayer about 20 million quid, In these straightened times of recession this is AN ABSOLUTE DISGRACE. It is AMAZING that this government should agree to such an insult to the people of this country. It is DISGUSTING that so much money should be wasted on such a pointless exercise when there are so many other ways in which this money could be put to good use. He is NOT WANTED and I wish to register this fact, and no doubt as the time draws nearer and the populace becomes aware of the insult that they are having to swallow, the protests will increase.

  33. Aunty Mole 5 Feb 2010, 11:13pm

    You mentioned Cardinal Newman was buried with his long life partner. Now that has prompted my mind back to Old Sydney Town Australia. Heaps of wild party’s in those days with many of Australias top business men swinging from the Chandeller. Cardinal Gilroy, ‘[Gerty]’ always insisted on flying from the balcony with cloak outspread. We always caught him just in time, worried that he wouldn’t appear ‘normal’ on Sunday morning. Aunty Vo Vo, famous for her Biscuit Company was the most fun. When the house caught fire at another wild demolition, she grabbed the attending Chief Firemans Helmet, stuck a feather in it and tried it on & leaped off the balcony also. Now we are left with these boring discotheque’s.

  34. pope is still wearing that dress with semen

  35. We might not have to worry becasue at the end of the day the guy is at least 83 and with a little bit of luck he might might have vacated the premises for pastures new in the sky by September. If come September the Pope is still on the earth plane we will need tp make our opposition known to the Catholics in this country.

  36. The Catholic Church holds views very similar to the BNP when it comes to LGBT issues. It is time that LGBT Catholics as well as Liberal minded Catholics make a mass exit from this outdated organisation and get themselves a life.

  37. Anthony Williams 4 Mar 2010, 7:02pm

    Why should the British taxpayer pay for a visit from the Pope? If he wants Security, then get him to put his hand in his own pocket and pay for it!! He only ever stabs at the gay community – there is NEVER any mention of his kiddy fiddling Priests! The RC Church is an outdated organisation, and seriously needs to be dragged into the 21st Century!

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