August 14, 2013

Wednesday’s Religion News Roundup: Francis Futbol * Hitched Priests * Call him ‘Messiah’

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Francis -- an Argentine who is the pope, and whose parents were born in Italy --  is not sure whether to root for an Italian or Argentine soccer team in an upcoming match. Image courtesy of KBF Media via Shutterstock.

Francis -- an Argentine who is the pope, and whose parents were born in Italy -- is not sure whether to root for an Italian or Argentine soccer team in an upcoming match. Image courtesy of KBF Media via Shutterstock.

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Should Francis root for the Italians or the Argentines? Married priests in Africa want a pope of their own. And if she wants to name the baby "Messiah," who's to stop her?

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  • Kevan Scott

    Francis could root for both or neither, neither being the more politically correct decision in my opinion. Nameing your child Messiah isn’t that like Jews nameing their child joshua? The judges decision was, a complete joke,but the right wing Christian Party thinks they have a mandate from God to force their religion on the rest of us.