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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and Pope Benedict XVI spoke about financial markets after meeting with him today as he began a four-day visit to Germany.
No word on exactly what he said.
During his visit to Germany, the Pope will address a spate of clerical sex scandals that have compromised the legitimacy of the Catholic Church in an ever-more secular Germany, according to the Telegraph. Moderates are hoping that the Pope will relax rules separating Catholics from Protestants in an effort to stem the flood of Germans leaving the Catholic Church.
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Gradually forced to give up temporal power, popes now focus almost exclusively on religious matters. Over the centuries, papal claims of spiritual authority have been ever more clearly expressed, culminating in 1870 with the proclamation of the dogma of papal infallibility for rare occasions when the pope speaks ex cathedra (literally "from the chair (of St. Peter)") to issue a formal definition of faith or morals.
Originally posted by Siddharta
How stupid are you people? The pope has only influence to those who adore him.
He is a nobody outside his church. And he surely is not the NWO. He belongs to the LLAG (Long left and gone).