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Flag JGL57 April 8, 2012 10:56 PM EDT

I guess this might be old news to most, but somehow I missed this until I just read about it today.

It seems in 2009 in Brazil there was a big brouhaha about a nine-year-old girl getting impregnated by her stepfather and, upon medical advice, the mother of the little girl getting her an abortion.

Some archbishop did all he could to stop the abortion and when he failed he excommunicated the mother of the little girl, and excommunicated the physicians who performed the abortion.

However, the stepfather who raped the little girl was not excommunicated. One assumes he just went to confession and everything was cleared up with a lot of hail marys and stations of the cross or whatever.

It's crap like this that make me glad I am not now , nor have I ever have been, a catholic.

Have no plans on becoming one either.  

Flag MG42 April 9, 2012 10:25 AM EDT

I think the acronym you're looking for is FUBAR.

Flag mokantx April 9, 2012 10:53 AM EDT

The original thread on this topic can be found here.



Flag JGL57 April 9, 2012 4:42 PM EDT

Apr 9, 2012 -- 10:25AM, MG42 wrote:


I think the acronym you're looking for is FUBAR.




Why be unnecessarily pedantic? 


FUBAR means f-ed up beyond all recognition, reason or repair.


FUBAB means f-ed up beyond all belief.


Both work, but since we are talking about the bad side of religious belief the latter seems more appropriate.

Flag JGL57 April 9, 2012 4:46 PM EDT

Apr 9, 2012 -- 10:53AM, mokantx wrote:


The original thread on this topic can be found here.




Well, I read the last post of that thread and I certainly agree with it.


But I'm not singling out catholicism for criticism, it is just that this item caught my eye recently.  I am not a fan of monotheistic religion across the board, in any form, for various and sundry reasons that I consider very good reasons.


Have a nice day.




 

Flag MG42 April 9, 2012 5:11 PM EDT

"Both work, but since we are talking about the bad side of religious belief the latter seems more appropriate."


 And you represent the good side?

Flag JGL57 April 9, 2012 5:17 PM EDT

Apr 9, 2012 -- 5:11PM, MG42 wrote:


"Both work, but since we are talking about the bad side of religious belief the latter seems more appropriate."


 And you represent the good side?




Well, I'm an atheist.


So then you tell me.

Flag Paladinsf April 10, 2012 8:40 AM EDT

Apr 9, 2012 -- 5:11PM, MG42 wrote:


"Both work, but since we are talking about the bad side of religious belief the latter seems more appropriate."


 And you represent the good side?




I think he would say, neither.


Simply a reason inspired understanding of realities.

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