posted on Dec, 2 2013 @ 05:58 PM
reply to post by EricD
As best as I can track it down; here you go.
Thanks. I saw that too. Unfortunately, the author doesn't provide any details, which is exceedingly odd for a news report. Usually these things are
sourced with a location, date, name of encyclical etc.
I don't think the toilet exists, but I will certainly concede the point if any reasonable proof is shown. From what little research I've done, it
seems to be one of those circular quotes where everyone is quoting each other without any primary sourcing. The vast majority of the hits of seen on
google are from anti-Catholic websites.
Unfortunately, there are many instances of people disregarding the admonishment about bearing false witness in their zeal to discredit the RCC and the
It's just a bit weird to me. There's plenty to condemn about the actions of the Vatican, why would someone discredit themselves by promulgating
falsehoods? And I'm not specifically referencing this. There's tons of false quotes attributed to Popes and things that are blamed on the Church
that it's not responsible for.
Anyway, if you come across a primary source, please let me know.