posted on Oct, 4 2006 @ 12:38 PM
John Paul II has been dead now 18 months. His successor, Benedict XVI has made several faux pas. He is like Bush43, he really needs some new
The Catholic Church is spending altogether too much time recalling the 14th century, those “good old days!” But then is then and now is now.
I was looking forward to the new pope announcing some real changes in the Catholic Church. Here’s my short list.
1) Pope declares that indeed John Paul II was a saintly man, but the old cult of saints is out of date, so we’ll not be ‘making’ any more of
2) We have a shortage of priests, so beginning tomorrow, any man over 50 years of age, married or not, father of children or not, who has been a
Catholic for 25 years of more, shall after appropriate instruction be ordained a priest of the Catholic Church.
3) Women are made eligible to be confirmed as deacons
4) All Mother’s-General of Catholic Religious Orders shall be invited to Rome at the next Consistory of Cardinals for the Selection of a Pope, and
have equal votes in the selection process. They will be maintained in separate quarters and deliberate in their own facility.
5) All Cardinals retire at age 65.
[edit on 10/4/2006 by donwhite]