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Rapper Common

Bring On a Black Pope!

2/11/2013 11:41 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Rapper Common isn't too beat up about the Pope calling it quits today -- because it means the next leader of the Catholic Church ... COULD BE BLACK!!!

Common was coming back from a workout session in L.A. ... when our photog asked about the strong possibility Pope Benedict XVI's replacement could be a black cardinal from Ghana named Peter Turkson.

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In the age of a black President, Common tells us, electing a black Pope would be "a beautiful thing.

FYI -- Pope Benedict XVI is the first Pope in nearly 600 years to call it quits ... saying he's too old at the age of 85 to continue doing the job.

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31.

Michell    

How about...bring on a Pope? Red, and yellow black and white, they are precious in his sight...

532 days ago
32.

gloria    

why? Because the black president experiment didn't work so not. Now we need to try a black spiritual leader? Not only will we be financially bankrupt we will be morally bankrupt too.

532 days ago
33.

Nobody.Puts.Bieber.In.A.Corner    

According to Prophecy, the next pope will be the Antichrist.

http://www.bibleprobe.com/last10popes.htm

532 days ago
34.

PeopleAreIdiots.com    

'FYI -- Pope Benedict XVI is the first Pope in nearly 600 years to call it quits ... saying he's too old at the age of 85 to continue doing the job."

I know what’s REALLY going on here! The pope was somehow involved in the planning and conceiving of a potentially evil and cunning creature that we are rightful to be wary of. Combining the genes of two of the worlds best, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, it makes for the perfect storm…The ultimate attention whore.

Coincidence? I think not.

A TMZ article from 6 weeks ago. -

http://www.tmz.com/2012/12/31/kim-karda … taly-trip/

532 days ago
35.

tgrfan42069    

man thats ****ed up they didnt hire me cause im black....o **** they need to make this guy pope cause he is black...lol bitch because they dont get hired due to race but expect to get a job due to race.

532 days ago
36.

Ih8Taxes    

The fastest growing population for Catholics is in Africa and Latin America. The socialist democrats have pretty much driven Catholicism out of Europe so I would bet on the next pope being either black or hispanic. But we can all kiss our sorry a$$es good bye if the next pope takes the name Peter, st least according to St. Malachy.

532 days ago
37.

Spilled Milk    

Funny thing is alot of the racist comments are from white ppl saying blacks are immoral and negative yet the comments are all stemmed from hate and ignorance..you ppl are so clueless it's ashame..you wanna know who really ruined america? Look in the mirror you racist twits..your intolerance and unabashed ignorance left the door open for those with an advanced way of thinking to take over..your longstanding tradition of hate and prejudice ruined this country..lack of real progress..now look at you..bitching and whining about every little thing..white america is in shambles right now and i'm loving every minute of it..black pope? Who cares when the green dollar is god..lol you guys are a dying breed..eventually race won't matter and then who will you blame for being such a failure at life? Lmao I love being black in america and I love it even more knowing idiots caught up on my skin color will undoubtedly fail bcuz they fail to see the big picture..so to all you racist morons out there..hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaahahahahaha

532 days ago
38.

janet    

Obama is an oreo. He never had a problem using the first 'black president'.


Obama never once stood up and said I AM THE FIRST 'BI-RACIAL PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA' AND PROUD OF THAT.


Nope. His mother is white his father is black. Again so what. The only racist is Obama.


He get's $400k per year in salary, every perk known, he and his family is set for life. Takes more more vacations and golf games on taxpayers money.


The fake photo shoots like he cares. Shyt happenes time for another vacation. Bengazi, 6 Americans dead and claims didn't know a thing blames a video that had nothing to do with the hit.


Cover up time, still covering up.

532 days ago
39.

BSname    

Is this rapper a catholic ? Does he take communion and go to confessional? Or is it that he is not catholic and just wanted to take the opportunity to drag race into a choice that is supposed to be made by God.

532 days ago
40.

Scary    

Bring on a Vietnamese Pope! No one is reporting on that, are they? Or a Brazilian Pope! Americans are such sheep - don't you all realize that the racial tensions are being fueled by the press, both on the left and the right? They know they can stir you all up with it. So everyone brings up the potential for the first black pope, but no one mentions the potential for the first Asian or first South American pope. The media control you.

532 days ago
41.

tleeg    

Yeah...cause we all know that black president is doing such a great job, right? Can u smell my sarcasm?

532 days ago
42.

ivan    

affirmitive action for popes now? Being black is a new requirement?

532 days ago
43.

HRH Prince Michael    

Surrounded by some asinine comments, is a deeply disturbing Truth: America, -as I've said for decades-
thinks in only Black and White.
For far too-long, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders,
and the largest ethnic-group in the U.S., Latino-Americans, have been methodically relegated to a Fourth-class citizenship. With their issues, hopes, and aspirations, cunningly and wilfully placed BEHIND those of other groups. This cannot have
transpired without the concerted efforts of a CONFIRMED Confederacy of Evil ("Corporate America", their well-funded and subservient Politicians, the state-serving Print/Broadcast "Media", and allied "Religious" "Leaders"). This sinister, highly-unjust, and patently Anti-American agenda, like it's perpetrators, shall come to a swift and severe termination. AS, THE LORD GOD LIVES!


The House of David 2 Chronicles 13 Victory, is HERE:
www.all4webs.com/x/w/all4yahweh
www.flickr.com/photos/72265268@N08
NOW, The Most Holy Christ King Yeshua reigns!

532 days ago
44.

cindy    

Next thing you know, they'll be sayin that Jesus was black!

532 days ago
45.

Cheri    

Why not just the best one for the job no matter the color, We have a black president who is one of the worse one ever, Don't you think we need to stop giving because of color and start giving because there the best?

532 days ago
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