Another means to transmit the word of god
"just going to the shops to buy more toilet papper. LOL"
His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, has tweeted history's first papal tweet. With the touch of a finger – not, however, the one adorned with the Annulus Piscatoris – the Bishop of Rome tapped an iPad to tweet to the world that the Vatican's online news service, News.va, has launched. Pope Benedict XVI's tweet announcing the …
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The Pope having been a member of the Hitler Youth? He probably didn't have much choice. The Magdalene Houses? Just about understandable. Rampant paedophilia being covered up? Men are weak. But tweeting? The Catholic Church are undoubtedly the epitome of evil and must be destroyed.
(Joking, of course. It's using the iPad that makes them evil.)
That's very generous and thoughtful of you.
I will do some science for you in return. Perhaps one day we can meet up for a nice cup of tea and discuss whose actions had an effect on the world.
But might I ask why you are being so coy and hiding behind an anonymous post?
"And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature."
When you prove beyond doubt it actually has any effect then I'll pay attention, until then you stay on your side of the fence, me on mine.
When religious leaders preach about doing the right thing by their deity for those less fortunate they then horde all the cash and goodies for themselves, the morals I was taught by my atheist parents come screaming to the surface and tell me that's just plain wrong.
Pray all you want - that's your choice. But if there's a God, and prayers influence its decision-making, then by definition it ain't an omniscient supreme being. And a vastly-rich organisation that believes they'll get more rewards from God by following doctrinal rules than by living a good life - go figure.
He sits in the Vatican, Holy Dad:
Rappin' and a-tappin' on his Apple iPad
All the little Cath'lics think it's oh, so neat
Love to read the Pontiff go tweet tweet tweet
Tweetin' pontiff, tweet tweet
Pope Benny XVI
Is a-sending out a tweet tonight
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