I like this Pope: surely the most inclusive since … ever?

Posted: December 20, 2013 in Political musings, Popular Culture et al, Religion
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The Pope has given his blessing to breastfeeding.

Telling a Vatican website that he encouraged a young mother to breastfeed her baby he said:

“There was a young mother behind one of the barriers with a baby that was just a few month s old. The child was crying its eyes out as I came past. The mother was caressing it.

I said to her: madam, I think the child’s hungry. “Yes, it’s probably time…” she replied.

“Please give it something to eat!” I said.

She was shy and didn’t want to breastfeed in public, while the Pope was passing. I wish to say the same to humanity: give people something to eat!”

The Pope kisses the feet of a drug-addicted youth. Quite a remarkable man: score one for the Holy Spirit.

The Pope kisses the feet of a drug-addicted youth. Quite a remarkable man: score one for the Holy Spirit.

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Comments
  1. I like this pope for the same reason. He refuses to elevate himself, and reaches out to the people.

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  2. I was just reading about him today. I’m neither Christian nor religious but I am extremely impressed and glad that he is Pope.

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