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Powerful Catholic Org.

Slams Susan Sarandon

You're Ignorant and Obscene

10/17/2011 12:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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The largest Catholic civil rights organization in the United States is lashing out at Susan Sarandon for referring to Pope Benedict as a "Nazi" this weekend -- calling the comment, "positively obscene."

TMZ spoke with Bill Donohue, President of the Catholic League, who told us, "Susan Sarandon's quip about Pope Benedict XVI being a 'Nazi' bespeaks unparalleled ignorance."

Donohue adds, "Joseph Ratzinger (the pope) was conscripted into the Nazi Youth the way every other 14-year-old German boy was at the time. Unlike most others, he not only refused to go to the compulsory meetings -- he actually deserted the Hitler Youth! Which is precisely why Jews today regard him as a friend, not as an enemy."

"In short, what Sarandon said is positively obscene."

So we gotta ask ...


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sweetdee88    

who cares? god doesn't even exist

1011 days ago
2.

Bob    

What else is new, another ignorant liberal.

1011 days ago
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Rebecca    

That's stupid of her. He was a Nazi Youth because it was required by law in Germany at the time.

1011 days ago
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JLS    

What is more obscene than Priests, Bishops and other males in the Catholic Church molesting young boys?

Belive me, the Catholic Church is being hypocritical calling Susan "obscene."

As for this Pope, there is some evidence what she said is true. Perhaps they can di***** out but can't take it.

1011 days ago
5.

Different Rules Apply    

Funny the Catholics calling someone obscene... so many skeletons in all of the closets ~ she's probably right on!

1011 days ago
6.

LOLOL    

Yeah right...That pope hates the jews, blacks, browns, and anything not pure white, of course his side kicks will deny it..lolol

1011 days ago
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mary    

The Catholic League is NOT the largest Catholic Civil Rights Organization in the United States. It is one person....Bill Donohue. No one elected nor selected him to be a Catholic civil rights spokesperson.

1011 days ago
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tenley    

It doesn't matter what the facts are to Holier Than Thou Susan.

1011 days ago
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peoplearesilly    

The Catholic Church has no reason to slam anyone; they hide pedophiles and destroy files of the abused. They need to clean their own closet.

1011 days ago
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HumanNature    

Abuse Victims Ask Court to Prosecute the Vatican


Human rights lawyers and victims of clergy sexual abuse filed a complaint on Tuesday urging the International Criminal Court in The Hague to investigate and prosecute Pope Benedict XVI and three top Vatican officials for crimes against humanity for what they described as abetting and covering up the rape and sexual assault of children by priests.


http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/14/world/europe/14vatican.html


No ‘Yahweh’ in songs, prayers at Catholic Masses, Vatican rules
Catholic News Service – Aug 12, 2008

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In the not-too-distant future, songs such as “You Are Near,” “I Will Bless Yahweh” and “Rise, O Yahweh” will no longer be part of the Catholic worship experience in the United States.


At the very least, the songs will be edited to remove the word “Yahweh” — a name of God that the Vatican has ruled must not “be used or pronounced” in songs and prayers during Catholic Masses.

Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli of Paterson, N.J., chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Divine Worship, announced the new Vatican “directives on the use of ‘the name of God’ in the sacred liturgy” in an Aug. 8 letter to his fellow bishops…

“By directive of the Holy Father, in accord with the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, this congregation … deems it convenient to communicate to the bishops’ conferences … as regards the translation and the pronunciation, in a liturgical setting, of the divine name signified in the sacred Tetragrammaton,” said the letter signed by Cardinal Francis Arinze and Archbishop Malcolm Ranjith, congregation prefect and secretary, respectively.

The Tetragrammaton is YHWH, the four consonants of the ancient Hebrew name for God.


http://www.cogwriter.com/news/doctrine/pope-prohibits-yahweh/


Anger as Pope Benedict XVI says condoms make Aids worse


Pope Benedict XVI provoked a furious response from Aids campaigners on the first day of his visit to Africa when he declared that distributing condoms only 'aggravates' the problems inflicted by the condition.


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/cameroon/5007124/Anger-as-Pope-Benedict-XVI-says-condoms-make-Aids-worse.html

1011 days ago
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Abysmal     

What's up with you emotionally challenged liberal god loving parasites? I hope you guys know that there's no historic or factual evidence that God exists. He's as real as Santa Claus or Jack The Ripper! You guys are so afraid of death that you believe in a fictional being chilling in the clouds and waiting for you at a golden gate when you die.

The bible has flaws! How could you be forgiven for killing god's children, how is that logical? If God loved his children then why does he infect them with disease? Why does he continue to allow pointless wars to go on?

To all the CHRISTIANS out there, **** YOUUUU!

1011 days ago
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charley    

AND THIS REMARK COMING FROM AN ORGANIZATION FULL OF LESBIAN NUNS AND PEDOPHILE PRIEST.....WHAT A JOKE THE POPE IS AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IS........THE POPE IS A PHKN PEDOPHILE ALSO...SO THAT MAKES HIM A PEDOPHILE NAZI!

1011 days ago
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Hohan    

Why would anyone care what gas is farted from the mouth of this woman, anyways? She is so yesterday's news, even yesterday wants nothing to do with her

1011 days ago
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cancelledaccount    

If he's not a Nazi (and I believe he is), he's still a horrible human being who ignored the victims of sexual abuse, hid evidence of such abuse and even now is doing his best to make the "problem" (meaning the victims) go away. Horrible horrible man.

1011 days ago
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Tellthetruth59    

It is politically correct to bash Catholics and Susan is very politically correct as well as an ugly old has been with a ridiculously high opinion herself. I'd like to see her try this with Jews and Muslims.

1011 days ago
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