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Gay protests greet Pope’s visit to Spain

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  1. I wish the Pope a speedy death. The hideous old monster.

    1. Don’t waste your energy, there is always another lunatic to replace him.

      1. edwarddwoodjr 19 Aug 2011, 2:24pm

        Right Joss. And then the month long drama of waiting for the smoke from the chimney… idiotic in the extreme.

      2. Jock S. Trap 19 Aug 2011, 2:26pm

        Sad but true.

  2. 2 visits within a year seems excessive. Maybe he should think of getting a timeshare if it’s going to be a regular event.

  3. were there only gay protesters to wecome him???come on please and get us the real news.20 or 25 of them is nothing compared to 1.5 million of young people.

    1. well said….supporters….will always out way pathetic biggots…

  4. He looks like pure evil on every single picture there is of him.

    1. Paddyswurds 18 Aug 2011, 4:22pm

      He had to cancel his planned visit to Ireland after Taoiseach Enda Kenny told Ratzi the Naz1 what he thought of him and his whole Homophobic paedophilic organisation, so he probably had a spare slot to fill.

  5. Come on Anton stop being lazy. Before you make a comment check things out. There is a wealth of information in the news to show who has protested the Pope – it has included actual Priests as well as non gay Spanish, who protested the cost of his tour to the tax payer, particularly at a time of austerity in Spain.

    1. I think it is you who is being lazy, John. Anton is right in the number of young people welcoming the Pope.

      1. Just goes to prove if you brainwash them young enough……. ;)

        1. Jock S. Trap 19 Aug 2011, 2:28pm

          Yep, them and their damn religious agenda.

    2. It hasnt cost the tax payers anything…..there are over a million young people who have happily paid there own way….and the costs of his holiness… well spent…..

      1. Jock S. Trap 20 Aug 2011, 10:17am

        Well one item of many… Policing costs the taxpayer.

  6. The Vatican is scared of the liberal laws including gay marriage and abortion in countries like Spain Portugal etc
    So far these countries although culturally Catholic have shown indiference towards the teachings of the Catholic Church and have shown support for equal rights of gay couples etc The poor guy is loosing a battle..

    1. Wrong. He’s losing the war.

    2. Jock S. Trap 19 Aug 2011, 2:29pm

      Exactly. Sure one of the most important things in society is a stable society. Therefore marriage Equality only has a positive outcome.

  7. Nicolas Chinardet 18 Aug 2011, 7:01pm

    I have seen reports (in the French gay press) that the gay kiss-in that was going to take place to welcome Ratzinger had been cancelled by the police… not good.

  8. Paddyswurds 18 Aug 2011, 9:50pm

    Huge shame on Spain for allowing this evil old Naz! back again so soon after his last visit on which he insulted thousands of Spanish citizens. I thought Spain was having money problems. Where is the millions coming from to enable this evil old paedo enabler to talk down to the Spanish people again

  9. burningworm 19 Aug 2011, 10:35am

    Watch ‘Dogma’

  10. Antiguamente España competía con Irlanda por ser considerada ‘la hija más leal de la Iglesia’ y las visitas de Benedicto XVI son un intento de reavivar esa imagen. No sirve para nada, pues España es muy seglar hoy e incluso muchos autodenominados ‘católicos’ disfrutan de la Misa del Gallo y las procesiones religiosas sin tomar para nada en serio las doctrinas de la Iglesia. Muchas veces apoyan los derechos LGBT también.
    Spain once competed with Ireland to be thought ‘the loyalest daughter of the Church’ and Benedict XVI’s visits are an attempt to revive that image. It’s pointless because Spain is very secular today and even many self-styled ‘Catholics’ enjoy Midnight Mass and religious processions withought remotely taking seriously the Church’s doctrines. They often support LGBT rights as well.

  11. Dr Robin Guthrie 19 Aug 2011, 1:05pm

    Hasn’t Herr Palpatine finished his new Death Star yet.

  12. Jock S. Trap 19 Aug 2011, 2:25pm

    So in order to accommodate this old scrote the ordinary people of Spain will have to suffer more…

    Sounds like a typical religion to me.

  13. Protesters are angry about the $72-million US tab for staging World Youth Day as Spain struggles economically.

    The church says the week-long festival is being paid for by participants, donors and the church, but pilgrims are staying for free in government buildings and getting deeply discounted subway and bus tickets, while public transport fees were raised significantly for everyone else this month.

  14. About 80% of the group ANONYMOUS is made up of Christians and Catholics who hide behind mask and attack minorities but do not attack Christians, they are like the KKK in America, hide their face and destroy in the name of the Christian religion. Don’t be fooled ANONYMOUS are Christians.

  15. When is the Pope going to come out of the closet about all of those pedophile priest he is hiding?


    Oh bugger, actually we expected. We also know that amongst his weaponry are diverse elements as fear, intolerance, hatred for anything different from his group (which basically makes him no different from a Dalek), complete disrespect for the separation of church and state, one of the basic ideas that helped form our modern civilization, surprise..ok, not as much surprise, but certainly a ruthless efficiency and an, actually a certain fanatical devotion to himself. Oh, and let’s not forget the nice red uniforms !

  17. Of course secularism is sweeping the world; corrupt religious leaders can thank themselves for that. People are tired of religion being used as a tool of power for the corrupt. The Spanish people are stuck with a 100 million euro price tag, but then again, in honor of his visit, the pope did say that Spanish women who had abortions were forgiven. What power he has to sell forgiveness.

  18. When America makes the pope the Ipopeatola of their new Christian government he can then declare a Jihad on all gays.

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