Thursday, September 28, 2006

From the Pontiff

Pope urges religious tolerance, openness to others
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) -

Still under a cloud for recent remarks about Islam, Pope Benedict called on Thursday for tolerance of other religions and cultures and said a rebirth of faith could help foster this openness in western countries.
Full story here.

Perhaps you should start by practicing what you preach.


At September 28, 2006 9:28 PM, Blogger thepoetryman said...

When have our eyes been thus put upon,
Our ears so maligned with righteous lies?
Are the quarrels made of stone,
Immovable mass,
Waves so commanding they’re unable to give?

What words are such that they collapse upon people
And crush them with their enormous weight?
Surely not truth... for is not truth pure light?
Now in deceit;
Darkness can hold such noise come of late.

When words hold more in their darkness
Than are capable in summoning of light,
Are not then the words composed of gloom
And of no use…
Save for encouraging explicit destruction?

Words are our thoughts, not some ancient history
When they are embodied in such a warring world
And discharged from the mouths of its leaders;
Presidents or popes,
It’s all the same to the demoralized and weary.

At September 29, 2006 12:34 AM, Blogger sumo said...

MY THOUGHTS EXACTLY! What a fat clown!


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