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Thursday, April 07, 2005

Only in America

The sign in the photo was taken from Holy Island, Lindisfarne and I thought it went along nicely with this man's site. I saw Pope Michael on a fellow blogger's site today and I can hardly stop laughing but thinking about it and looking at the pictures almost brings me to tears. One of the differences of this guy with much of Protestantism is that at least he has been willing to admit his self-appointment to Pope and and wears the costumes. Many others walk around in suits and other types of regular clothing claiming the same authority though a bit more cleverly. Watch out, these anti-popes are all around! What a great laugh!

5 Comments:

Blogger Bobby J. Kennedy said...

What the heck is this man's problem? Six people decicde that you should be Pope and magically you are? Give me a break. Where is the Apostolic Succession of Bishops involved in this process for goodness sake?!

I think tomorrow I will get some of the guys together and I'll become the Archbishop of Canterbury! So whos free around say noon tomorrow? Call my cell if you want to help.

3:57 pm  
Blogger J. Gordon Anderson said...

There is a site another anti-pope, Pius XIII, here:

www.truecatholic.org

5:13 pm  
Anonymous Richard said...

Wow...I cannot stop laughing either. I thought, as I discussed this with BJ, is that the whole thing with the Catholic church is that the Pope (whoever he may be) is elected by the council of Bishops as the duly, God-appointed head of the Catholic church. Is that not the case? Cause if it is, and according to the little I read on this Pope whatever-his-name-is' website is that, shouldn't he be removed "ipso facto from the Catholic church without any need of declaration" - pulling from his statement in the link "No Papal Election Necessary". I got a good laugh out of it though. I had to ask BJ if he was being serious though... That's disturbing!

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