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Catholic Church Makes A Fortune In The German Porn Business

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posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 06:32 AM
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my wife ordered it there, was about to write it but discarded




posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 06:59 AM
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All forms of calumny and/or detraction against the Holy Roman Catholic Church is punishable...........severly - to the point that transgressors will beg for mercy while the tools and implements of the Holy Inquisition are once again brought to bear on those poor unfortunate souls.
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posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 07:13 AM
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Some of the biggest shareholders for defence companies are the church, i know in the UK, the church of england was one of if not the biggest. So to be into porn doesn't suprise me in the least. If memory serves me right isn't the porn industry bigger than Hollywood and MSM together as a revenue stream
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posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 07:26 AM
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Originally posted by Unity_99
Starred and flagged. This needs a lot of exposure. Its eye opening and I think a lot of Catholics need to see this.


Don't you mean it's fly opening?
And yes there is alot of exposure happening I'm sure.
I'm sure alot of the Bishops seeing the material were saying, "Oh God, this is good"

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posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 09:09 AM
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Originally posted by daynight42
It won't matter....because, they already have the blood of thousands if not millions of people on their hands. From the crusades to the times they helped transfer Nazis to the times they probably financed wars.

Gosh...people already have all the reasons they need to see the church is nothing but a hypocritical, barbaric, controlling, manipulative octopus with its tentacles in everything filthy that they swear to denounce.

Being a Christian today is like wearing a scarlet letter. It just identifies you with a murderous group of thugs.

The things people believe...part of the reason the world is so messed up. People are so wrapped up in trying to be a part of something "good" that they become part of a huge problem.

Say no to religion that divides and hates and kills. Say yes to just being a good person. There is no excuse for this mess. Just treat people the way you'd want to be treated. I hear yer feller.
And you are right.

Humanity -- the one true belief system we can all respect.



posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 09:10 AM
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Originally posted by edged1

Originally posted by daynight42
It won't matter....because, they already have the blood of thousands if not millions of people on their hands. From the crusades to the times they helped transfer Nazis to the times they probably financed wars.

Gosh...people already have all the reasons they need to see the church is nothing but a hypocritical, barbaric, controlling, manipulative octopus with its tentacles in everything filthy that they swear to denounce.

Being a Christian today is like wearing a scarlet letter. It just identifies you with a murderous group of thugs.

The things people believe...part of the reason the world is so messed up. People are so wrapped up in trying to be a part of something "good" that they become part of a huge problem.

Say no to religion that divides and hates and kills. Say yes to just being a good person. There is no excuse for this mess. Just treat people the way you'd want to be treated. I hear yer feller.
And you are right.

Humanity -- the one true belief system we can all respect.

Bang on
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posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 09:19 AM
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Exerpt from one of the books..


It was a hot day outside..so the three nuns decided to take off there clothes and bolt the door to there church. Since there was stain glass windows, nobody could see inside, and the door was locked. The nuns were busy doing renovations when a Thud Thud Thud hit the door. The shocked nun ran to the door and pulled her clothes up over herself, when she asked "Who is it"? The reply from behind the door was "Its the blind man". The 3 nuns looked relieved when they heard he was the blind man, no sight no problem they figured, and let him in. Upon opening the door, in entered a burly man in coveralls and said "Holy # sister nice tits!! ... Where do you want your blinds? "

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posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 09:20 AM
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Is it paedophile priest porn...

Disgusting.



posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 09:30 AM
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I don't find the human body or people making love pornographic.

But shooting people, torture, and mistreatment of fellow humans is definitely porn.

Eye of the beholder as it were.



posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 11:44 AM
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I do not think there is anything the Catholic Church wouldn't get their hands on. Just the largest tax free business in the world getting richer!



posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 12:03 PM
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Originally posted by FFS4000
Some of the biggest shareholders for defence companies are the church, i know in the UK, the church of england was one of if not the biggest. So to be into porn doesn't suprise me in the least. If memory serves me right isn't the porn industry bigger than Hollywood and MSM together as a revenue stream
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Can confirm this.

In the 90s, the Church had shares in companies than manufactured parts for rapier missile launcher systems. On a side note, interestingly enough the porn industry is in recession some apparently. Not enough films being made for the actors that already exist and such like.

I don't know as much about it but allegedly they were hit much harder than Hollywood by piracy.



posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 12:08 PM
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Originally posted by pajoly
Sick, though not surprising. Most organized religion is corrupt, but the Catholic Church is so deep and historically corrupt and twisted it is in a class all by itself. They should turn the Vatican over to the nuns.


Are you KIDDING?!?! The nuns are WORSE than the priests! They have run catholic schools with a rod of iron for many, many years... They have been into every sick kind of child abuse you can imagine.... They're disgusting...

missoulian.com...

www.irishcentral.com...

snapsurvivorsnetwork.yuku.com...

abusedbynuns.wordpress.com...

Just a wee sample of links to sites carrying stories of the abuse people have suffered at the hands of nuns. I personally know several people who went to some of the more 'moderate' schools where they were only beaten severely, locked in solitary confinement and deprived of food and water (for such things as 'feeling sick in church)... Lovely...

The list is endless mate.... Google it....

Not all were bad, one of my friends said she had the best time at her Catholic school (run by nuns) and she said they were the loveliest people she ever met.... Still, I've personally come across a lot more people with horror stories than those with nice things to say.....

As for the church being affiliated with a publisher of 'erotic litetature', well, that's probably the very least of their hypocrisies, violations and abuses... And even that's not the half of it... There's the part they play in the spread of AIDS, expanding populations in 3rd world countries etc etc etc.... The list goes on....

Organised religion disgusts me, it allows (i would say actively encourages) good people to do bad things and gives bad people a veneer trustworthiness and decency that they can exploit to disguise and conceal their natures and their crimes.... I defend the right of anyone to believe what they want to believe but that doesn't mean we need organised religion....... No amount of 'helping the homeless' etc can counterbalance the disgusting atrocities committed in the name of the/a/any church.... Goodness, spirituality, belief and worship (if that's your thing) can exist without the church.... It needs to go

Sorry for the rant but.... Yeah.... It pisses me off.....



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posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 12:45 PM
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It is an old scandal, this happened about 7 month ago or so... befor I moved to Japan,

They already stopped selling porn. At least the latest catalogue had no porn inside anymore... but still I hate the church



posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 01:49 PM
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Thoe who would set the mortals of the nation must hold themselves up to an even higher standard.
The slime have been con men in prests clothng for centures, and gettng away wth it......
We should just take all the churches money and pay everyones natonal debt...then we can say they truely helped manknd.....heheheheh



posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 02:11 PM
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Yeah that's what England did to start the bourgeois revolution -- of "enclosure" against feudalism -- confiscated all the church land, etc.



posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 02:30 PM
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ehhh. There's far worse things the church has done than this.

This is the business equivalent of a local McDonalds borrowing fries from a Wendy's.


You can't really call it hypocrisy any more than you can blame the church for a nun having an abortion.


The church also funded many many Renaissance artists, inventors, and writers. Many of whom were critical of the church.

Funding the arts does not mean you agree with the arts.

Funding the defense of a pedophile makes you a f**ker.


Don't mix the two.


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posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 02:41 PM
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Originally posted by SpaceJockey1
All we need to do next is to bust them for being involved in drug or child trafficking businesses!


Maybe the butler will spill the can of worms...


Well since they're already good in child molesting business, adding the drugs or weapons is just half way
Shouldn't be hard to complete the whole picture.



posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 02:48 PM
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Originally posted by Unity_99
Starred and flagged. This needs a lot of exposure. Its eye opening and I think a lot of Catholics need to see this.


The Catholics are already well aware.



posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 02:58 PM
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The Roman Catholic Church is corrupt and has been since its inception. The Catholic church is just another slap in the face to the rational human akin to the banks blatantly ripping us off. Too big to fail, too big to be condemned we know its BS but what to do. Its not like the vatican is going to close up shop or the banks.



posted on Aug, 15 2012 @ 03:29 PM
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For what it's worth, this is an article from last November, and the church responded to it at that time by putting the company up for sale.


After weeks of controversy over the revelation that it was selling “soft porn,” the German publishing and bookselling powerhouse Weltbild has been put up for sale by 18 dioceses of the Catholic Church that own the company. Weltbild has revenues of about 1.6 billion euros, in a highly attractive mix of brick and mortar stores, Germany’s second biggest online platform for books and e-books (and a wide range of other goods), and a significant publishing operation.


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The Catholic Church was not really prepared for such a fight, and had considered a sale a few years ago. And with erotic titles accounting for a slim 0.017% of overall revenues, according to Halff, moral concerns may not have been the only driving force behind the bishop’s decision to sell off Weltbild.


Source: Publisher's Weekly

I'm not sure how one determines that "0.017% of revenues" is a "fortune", but whatever. Glad that they're getting rid of it.



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