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simkiss
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June 22, 2007 1:07 pm  

i think that's a stretch because the Episcopal / Anglican communion is on the verge of remerging with the Catholic Church. Expect to see serious movement within the next 8 years.


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The New Improved Jane
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June 22, 2007 3:12 pm  

The Church of England merging with the Catholics??? Shades of the Ancient Orthodox British Church and that band of um, thinkers.
I would't hold yr breath there, Old Simpkie...all those burnings at the stake for nothing????? Sheesh , what a waste. Mind you, I did hear that some of the Catholic Diocese might be a bit strapped for cash....


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Joanne
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June 22, 2007 5:19 pm  

Inasmuch as the Articles of the Faith for the Episcopal Church repudiate the veneration of the Virgin Mary, the Pope (and the doctine of Papal Infallability), the use of saints to make intercession, etc. I wouldn't expect to see anything resembling a merger ever. Those are pretty basic items to disagree upon, and that's not even taking into consideration current hot button issues such birth control, celibacy, homosexuality...........

Not going to happen.


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East Ender
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June 22, 2007 9:07 pm  

simkiss: What do you think that the Holy Father will do about the Presiding Bishop? 😉


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promoguy
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June 23, 2007 12:24 am  

East Ender Wrote:
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> simkiss: What do you think that the Holy Father
> will do about the Presiding Bishop? 😉

Sorry EE, but that is not a question for a family oriented moving forum.


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dntw8up
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June 23, 2007 1:26 am  

"What do you think that the Holy Father will do about the Presiding Bishop?"

To which "Holy Father" are you referring, the Roman Pope (Pope Benedict XVI) or the Pope of Alexandria (Pope Shenouda III) ?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope (Roman Pope)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Shenouda_III_of_Alexandria (Pope of Alexandria)

(I posted my question above earlier today but "someone" removed the post . Since it's a legitimate question I can only surmise that the administrator did not understand that there is more than one Pope. Thus, I have reposted my original question and added a couple of basic educational references. )


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simkiss
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June 25, 2007 4:33 pm  

The Anglican church, i expect, will collapse, and the results will be folding in, what will become 6% of the church body. Don't ask me how I know. You wouldn't believe me anyhow. :o)))))))


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promoguy
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June 25, 2007 4:41 pm  

Yes Simkiss, the Anglican Church will fold and the Queen will become a King.

No wonder you have to travel miles in the North East to meet like minded religionists.


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Teresa
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June 25, 2007 4:49 pm  

Ah Ah Ah-choo. Ah Ah Ah-crazy Excuse my sneeze.


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simkiss
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June 25, 2007 5:05 pm  

ROFL. Thank you.


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Becky R
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June 25, 2007 5:05 pm  

Oh, try us, kiss.......we believe a lot of stuff....I still want to know about the Pope you're referring to.


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promoguy
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June 25, 2007 5:20 pm  

Oh yea of little faith in Simpleton's pope


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Betty
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June 25, 2007 9:01 pm  

Not only is the hat blinding me but so is the shirt....


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The New Improved Jane
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June 26, 2007 2:14 am  

Um, God told you?


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beachbumbq
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June 26, 2007 2:28 am  

ok. we've done a lot on politics, now we've touched on religion....should we move on to sex?


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Becky R
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June 26, 2007 8:45 am  

Sure - you first, beachie! I'm female...and you?


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June 28, 2007 4:32 am  

Whoops, sorry Jane. I was trying to be funny, not mean. Sorry if offended.
Maybe I should put on a foil hat when I'm trying to crack a joke. 🙂


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SailAway
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June 30, 2007 5:33 am  

Actually, the way I heard it, the Roman Catholic Church was planning to merge into Google as a subsidiary and thus save itself from financial ruin. The Pope would get to keep his title and get unlimited posts on YouTube, but his edicts and infalibility would be up to a Wiki community. I guess that would mean the Anglican Church would be stuck with becoming part of Microsoft to survive, but they would have to find a way to appoint Bill Gates as a symbolic Regent (he already has greater authority than Her Majesty, so it shouldn't be THAT hard). Might not be all that bad, can you imagine the first release of Stained Glass Windows Vista?


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SailAway
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June 30, 2007 5:34 am  

Better yet, picture zooming in to a 3D view of any place you want in Google Heaven...


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The New Improved Jane
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June 30, 2007 2:59 pm  

LOL


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