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  1. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, almost 2 years ago

    Kick all of the male preists, bishops, cardinals and the pope out of the catholic church hierarchy. Promote the nuns to those positions. It won’t be perfect but it will be less corrupt, at least for a while.
    Tax religion/superstition, the churches, temples, mosques and other such entities retroactively back to 4 July 1776.

  2. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, almost 2 years ago

    @Ms. Ima

    So you are against taxing? What kind of Anarchist are you?

  3. smee2333

    smee2333 said, almost 2 years ago

    love it!

  4. lonecat

    lonecat said, almost 2 years ago


    Anybody as Pope terrifies me. I’m opposed to socialized religion.

  5. lonecat

    lonecat said, almost 2 years ago

    Here’s the etymology of “pope”:
    “Old English papa, from Medieval Latin papa “bishop, pope” (in classical Latin, “tutor”), from Greek papas “patriarch, bishop,” originally “father.” Applied to bishops of Asia Minor and taken as a title by the Bishop of Alexandria c.250. In Western Church, applied especially to the Bishop of Rome since the time of Leo the Great (440-461) and claimed exclusively by them from 1073. Papal, papacy, later acquisitions in English, preserve the original vowel." If a nun werer to be elected, would she be called the “Mama”? Or for short, “Mom”? (Or in Canada, “Mum”?)

  6. omQ R

    omQ R said, almost 2 years ago

    ^ & ^^ So, there’s pope-soap-on-a-rope or pope-on-a-rope. I dare you to come up with one for Mum…!

  7. lonecat

    lonecat said, almost 2 years ago

    @omQ R

    There was a song that I used to hear in folk clubs a few decades and a pope or two back — I don’t remember the whole song, and I can’t find it when I google, but the refrain goes something like:

    He don’t even have to use soap,
    He’s Luigi Montini,
    You know who I mean-i,
    The one with the beanie,
    Luigi Montini, the Pope.
    (aka Pope John VI)

  8. eaglefalcon

    eaglefalcon GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Sean Cardinal O’Malley is too HONEST to be the POPE ……

  9. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, almost 2 years ago


    Not in my experience, Doc. I assessed a lot of CEO nuns back in the day. Those running Catholic healthcare institutions were among the best leaders I have ever seen in my 20+ years of assessing business leaders. In the US, anyway, they tended to be overly collaborative, if anything. They also had to find subtle ways to circumvent the arbitrary and ill-informed authority of the male hierarchy, which could veto any decision they made because…they’re guys.

  10. Newenglandah

    Newenglandah said, almost 2 years ago


    Cute, except that his name was Giovani Montini, not Luigi.

  11. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, almost 2 years ago


    Sorry to hear that. I was also raised in the South, which meant that Catholic churches tended to be more liberal — because we were so outnumbered!

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