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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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46.

Liz    

His pronouncements on birth control are ignorant at best. That he makes those pronouncements while lounging in the kind of luxury most of us will never know is obscene when you think about how much of his wealth is fed by the contributions of his followers - the very ones he is keeping in abject poverty though his refusal to allow them to use birth control (and who believe they will go to hell if they do not do what he tells them). And how would you characterize his allowing known pedophiles to take care of the spiritual development of children as anything BUT obscene?

1041 days ago
47.

Phreaky    

Before you slam her, you need to go read the latest news on the Catholic church - over 300k babies stolen from mothers in Spain - google that and read! They told mothers their newborn died and kidnapped the kids and sold them to more "affluent" families. THIS on top of DECADES of pedophilia.
Sorry, but SS is right on.

1041 days ago
48.

TMZISAPIECEOFSHIT    

I think Susan Saradon is on to something...at least in part. I DO NOT trust the Catholic Church or that Poop...I mean "Pope"

1041 days ago
49.

karlew    

The Catholic church is one of the most fascist organizations in the world and we all know Nazis were fascists. I think this makes his holiness the Grand Poo Bah of Nazis

1041 days ago
50.

Abe    

ALL liberals in Hollywood are ignorant.

x

1041 days ago
51.

Random101001010    

The Catholic Church is and has been an enemy of Jews since the 2nd Century. Read "Constantine's Sword" if you really want to learn about the history of the Church that has shown nothing but hostility to science, progress, freethought, and the expansion of man's knowledge and freedom on earth. If every Catholic just read the back of the book our culture and understanding would advance forward a century.

1041 days ago
52.

minerva    

she's as obscene as the pope enabling countless pedophiles

1041 days ago
53.

fioo hoos    

The fish Lard of friday carzy hat partys covered up years and years of crimes on youth******y din`t molt the youth he brainwashed them as the fake churchs are still doin in most all fake faiths today.Real faith an`t hollywood or hurtin kids so none OF YOU are 4reals under your maga watt radar broadcast fake faith wash

1041 days ago
54.

drjimmy    

He's not a Nazi Just the guy wrote the letter to tell the Cardinals and Bishops to move all the pedophile priests around from church to church....without taking them to the police.. Yeah he's not a NAZI!! HE IS WORSE!!

1041 days ago
55.

en Todo Momento!!    

big deal! they guy was a nazi as a kid. aaaannddd?? hitler was like justin bieder back in the day! everyone loved that guy like a god. what's all the hoopla about???!

1041 days ago
56.

Abysmal     

Remember May 21,2011? God was supposed to visit the earth that day. God seems to have an habit of no-showing like Scott Hall.

1041 days ago
57.

fioo hoos    

dah ward hitty is ob?WTF hollywood&the fake chicken churchs with mega watt broadcasting your faith right in your alpha is more then ob it`s murder INC runin the fake chicken churchs real faith and real faith isnt`r from hollywoodor wearing a fish hat fridays

1041 days ago
58.

If sense were common everyone would have it.    

Like all the other celebrity cafeteria activists, she glances over the bullet points of a person or event, then makes her blanket judgements. When she does that, she gives the ignoramuses yet another platform to continue their bashing of whatever the latest evil empire (cause celebre) happens to be. She & her celebrity ilk (yep, that includes athletes) are more dangerous than Pope Benedict could ever hope to be.

1041 days ago
59.

jrm523    

So...let's see.... a man can get fired for COMPARING Obummer to Hitler (Hank Williams Jr) but this piece of hollywierdo trash can call THE POPE a nazi? She is some piece of work/trash/idiot/ignoramous.

1041 days ago
60.

anony    

The "Catholic League" is Bill Donohue's basement.
Even South Park gave it to him.

1041 days ago
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