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Barry Pearson's Avatar Jump to comment 18 by Barry Pearson

Chuckle! That is about the first thing I've seen from Richard that could (almost) be described as strident!

I have a feeling that whether or not the Pope is guilty as charged is somewhat irrelevant. Either way, the moral authority of the Roman Catholic Church is discredited.

I have just added a section "What is the Roman Catholic Church for?":
http://www.barrypearson.co.uk/articles/gods/catholic.htm#whatfor

This is based, of course, on Stephen Fry's brilliant retort at that debate last year: After Ann Widdecombe's defence of the Church not condemning slavery because it was acceptable at the time, he said "And what is the point of the Catholic Church if it says 'we couldn't know better because nobody else did'. Then what are you for?"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYWl5Zw2kbU

Sun, 28 Mar 2010 17:41:00 UTC | #453424