Cool Hand Francis Warms Up Folks

There are some folks in the Vatican establishment who, on occasion, sort of get bothered by the new Pope. He has this habit, while dressed in the habit of being a Pope, of picking up the phone and just responding to a letter sent him by one of those Catholics who do not spend their days in the Vatican working on the great issues of humankind. These “cold calls” are a bit disturbing to folks like Ferdinand Lombardi, a spokesperson for the Pope. He is worried that when the Pope speaks without having things cleared through the Vatican establishment, the result might be “confusion and misunderstanding.” For example, the Pope expressed, off the cuff, an outrageous idea that a divorced woman who takes Communion is “not doing anything bad.”

Just imagine what God or Jesus up in Heaven think when a DIVORCED woman goes to Communion!! What next, female priests??

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