Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Pelosi Pisses Off Pope

Hypocritical liar and lapsed Catholic Nancy Pelosi met today with Pope Benedict XVI, her moral opposite, in Vatican City. Pelosi, speaker of the House of Representatives in Congress, is a good candidate for excommunication from the Church for her anti-life views on abortion. She was not excommunicated, but the Pope did give her a diplomatic dissing over the issue of embryocide. The Catholic News Service published this statement from the Vatican (emphasis added): "Following the General Audience the Holy Father briefly greeted Mrs Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the United States House of Representatives, together with her entourage. His Holiness took the opportunity to speak of the requirements of the natural moral law and the Church’s consistent teaching on the dignity of human life from conception to natural death which enjoin all Catholics, and especially legislators, jurists and those responsible for the common good of society, to work in cooperation with all men and women of good will in creating a just system of laws capable of protecting human life at all stages of its development." Pelosi calls herself a Catholic, but champions abortion "rights." That's a bit like a soccer player who keeps using his hands to handle the ball. It may be against the rules, and by using his hands he is actually not playing soccer, yet he insists that his is the true version of the game. The Pope was clearly not happy to receive Pelosi and her posse. It is unusual for the Pope to not issue photo sessions with visiting dignitaries, but that's how he's treatign the Pelosi encounter. Pelosi gushed (my word) over her visit with Pope Benedict, which should prove annoying to the millions of Democrat sympathizers who viciously mock the Pope and claim to believe that public officials should have no religion in their public lives. The Pelosi statement is astounding: In a statement issued by her office, Pelosi said it was with "great joy" that she and her husband Paul met with Benedict. "In our conversation, I had the opportunity to praise the Church's leadership in fighting poverty, hunger and global warming, as well as the Holy Father's dedication to religious freedom and his upcoming trip and message to Israel," Pelosi said. (Source: AP) This from Pelosi, who champions causes that fight freedom of religion in public squares and the right of a student to bow her head and silently pray before a test in a public school. The statement continues: "I was proud to show His Holiness a photograph of my family's papal visit in the 1950s, as well as a recent picture of our children and grandchildren," said the California congresswoman, who has often expressed pride in her religious heritage. "Pride in her religious heritage?" Really? Remember our hypthetical soccer player, the guy who uses his hands in a clear violation of the rules? He's not really a soccer player, but insists on running around the field, hands on the ball, flags down and whistles blowing. After the game and a good scolding from officials, the player issues a statement telling us how proud he is of his ability to play soccer - with his hands. That's Nancy Pelosi. CNB RSS Feed