This Is Your Pope, Questions?
    I have as much authority as the Pope, I just don't have as many people who believe it.  - George Carlin, Brain Droppings

    St. Peter (32-67)Pope Peter Prubens
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    St. Anacletus (Cletus) (76-88)
    St. Clement I (88-97)
    St. Evaristus (97-105)
    St. Alexander I (105-115)
    St. Sixtus I (115-125)
    St. Telesphorus (125-136)
    St. Hyginus (136-140)
    St. Pius I (140-155)
    St. Anicetus (155-166)
    St. Soter (166-175)
    St. Eleutherius (175-189)
    St. Victor I (189-199)
    St. Zephyrinus (199-217)
    St. Callistus I (217-22)Pope  Clement XIII
    St. Urban I (222-30)
    St. Pontain (230-35)
    St. Anterus (235-36)
    St. Fabian (236-50)
    St. Cornelius (251-53)
    St. Lucius I (253-54)
    St. Stephen I (254-257)
    St. Sixtus II (257-258)
    St. Dionysius (260-268)
    St. Felix I (269-274)
    St. Eutychian (275-283)
    St. Caius (283-296)
    St. Marcellinus (296-304)
    St. Marcellus I (308-309)
    St. Eusebius (309 or 310)
    St. Miltiades (311-14)
    St. Sylvester I (314-35)Pope Felix III
    St. Marcus (336)
    St. Julius I (337-52)
    Liberius (352-66)
    St. Damasus I (366-83)
    St. Siricius (384-99)
    St. Anastasius I (399-401)
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    St. Zosimus (417-18)
    St. Boniface I (418-22)
    St. Celestine I (422-32)
    St. Sixtus III (432-40)
    St. Leo I (the Great) (440-61)
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    St. Simplicius (468-83)
    St. Felix III (II) (483-92)
    St. Gelasius I (492-96)
    Anastasius II (496-98)
    St. Symmachus (498-514)Pope Caius
    St. Hormisdas (514-23)
    St. John I (523-26)
    St. Felix IV (III) (526-30)
    Boniface II (530-32)
    John II (533-35)
    St. Agapetus I (535-36)
    St. Silverius (536-37)
    Vigilius (537-55)
    Pelagius I (556-61)
    John III (561-74)
    Benedict I (575-79)
    Pelagius II (579-90)
    St. Gregory I (590-604)
    Sabinian (604-606)
    Boniface III (607)Pope Sylvester
    St. Boniface IV (608-15)
    St. Deusdedit  (615-18)
    Boniface V (619-25)
    Honorius I (625-38)
    Severinus (640)
    John IV (640-42)
    Theodore I (642-49)
    St. Martin I (649-55)
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    Adeodatus (II) (672-76)
    Donus (676-78)
    St. Agatho (678-81)
    St. Leo II (682-83)
    St. Benedict II (684-85)
    John V (685-86)
    Conon (686-87)Pope Agapitus I
    St. Sergius I (687-701)
    John VI (701-05)
    John VII (705-07)
    Sisinnius (708)
    Constantine (708-15)
    St. Gregory II (715-31)
    St. Gregory III (731-41)
    St. Zachary (741-52)
    Stephen II (752)
    Stephen III (752-57)
    St. Paul I (757-67)
    Stephen IV (767-72)
    Adrian I (772-95)
    St. Leo III (795-816)
    Stephen V (816-17)
    St. Paschal I (817-24)
    Eugene II (824-27)
    Valentine (827)
    Gregory IV (827-44)
    Sergius II (844-47)Pope El Greco
    St. Leo IV (847-55)
    Benedict III (855-58)
    St. Nicholas I  (858-67)
    Adrian II (867-72)
    John VIII (872-82)
    Marinus I (882-84)
    St. Adrian III (884-85)
    Stephen VI (885-91)
    Formosus (891-96)
    Boniface VI (896)
    Stephen VII (896-97)
    Romanus (897)
    Theodore II (897)
    John IX (898-900)
    Benedict IV (900-03)
    Leo V (903)
    Sergius III (904-11)Pope Evaristus
    Anastasius III (911-13)
    Lando (913-14)
    John X (914-28)
    Leo VI (928)
    Stephen VIII (929-31)
    John XI (931-35)
    Leo VII (936-39)
    Stephen IX (939-42)
    Marinus II (942-46)
    Agapetus II (946-55)
    John XII (955-63)

    A man once came to the United States amidst one of the greatest shows of costly pageantry and magnificence and clothed in the most elaborate accountements possibly ever witnessed in this country. A man who:

  1. Advocates the enslavement of all humanity to a king he claims to represent and thus total submission to himself.
  2. Consigns to eternal torture all who resist this enslavement and all including children, who have not undergone the ritual of baptism which signifies their subjugation.
  3. Claims to be successor to a biblical first pope who frightened two converts to death and threw their bodies into the ground. Acts of the Apostles, chapter 5
  4. Showed contempt for the United States Constitution by challenging the principle of state-church separation defined by the First Amendment.
  5. Defines freedom as complete obedience to his doctrine.
  6. Denounces the laws of the United States which permit divorce and birth control.
  7. Denies women equal rights with men in his organization, which provides for no redress for any of its subjects.
  8. Forbids the comforts of marriage and sexual fulfillment to thousands of his servants, who work for little monetary compensation.
  9. Vehemently denies women autonomy over their bodies, turning them into victims of an accident of birth and making them breeding machines, and wants the U.S. Constitution amended to conform to his sexist theology. Values a woman’s life second to that of an embryo which may be born deformed, insensate, or dead.
  10. By his stand on procreation endangers the survival of the human race in its losing struggle with overpopulation and depletion of the earth’s resources, admitting that “millions are starving.”
  11. Celebrates a human sacrifice.
  12. Eats flesh and drinks blood, along with his devotees, in actual “teaching.”
  13. Encourages public homage that involves kneeling to him and kissing his ring.
  14. Repeatedly carries a replica of an execution scene and continuously moves his hands in the shape of a torture symbol.
  15. Continues to censor, in the name of his king, all books, television, movies, and products of the arts to 700 million persons and aspires to extend this censorship worldwide.
  16. Is head of several theocracies which deny citizens equal rights and freedom of worship.
  17. Is totalitarian ruler of an institution that has been responsible for the persecution, torture, and slaughter of millions of human beings.
  18. Commands a hierarchy that for many centuries impeded science, education, and the healing arts and was responsible for the Dark Ages of Europe.
  19. Is absolute monarch of a sect that, through alliances with heads of states, imposed serfdom upon Europe and Russia and class systems that brought on bloody revolutions.
  20. Has as his goal to make the world bow down to him; and is heir of a long line of despots who engaged in crusades, inquisitions, massacres, and holy wars to achieve this aim for themselves.
  21. By pronouncements and encyclicals tries to spread his philosophy and theology into every area of human activity.
  22. Takes money from the poor to build costly edifices for the glorification of his king.
  23. Makes no accounting of his wealth and is free from taxation, thus forcing others to support his proselytizing efforts to enslave them and to enable him to perpetuate his hierarchy.
  24. Tolerates tension throughout the world today in the form of religious fanaticism that expresses itself in excessive patriotism, sexism, and racism.
  25. Is granted a dangerous infallibility by millions in fields of behavior that involve the quality of human life, and even life itself.
  26. Shows no remorse for the misery his autocracy has introduced into the world.

Was this man Idi Amin? Was he roundly denounced in his host country and ordered to confine his rituals to his own property and domain? Did the media demand that he submit to the type of questioning on issues that other heads of state have to undergo? Was he asked to defend his arbitrary views to a public that had been subjected to them?

No, it was the Roman Catholic pope, in full panoply, who was praised and officially greeted by the wife of the United States President and entertained at the White House, and who was treated with awestruck deference and privilege and granted unlimited access to our media, whose members competed in handling “His Holiness” with approbation very close to adoration. They assumed the right to proclaim from the public airwaves and the printed page that the citizens of the United States look en masse upon the pope as a benevolent autocrat and their personal friend, when it is entirely possible that a majority of them regard him as a would-be dictator who is bending every effort to increase his influence in America, even to the exploitation of our media.

The press, which bewails any encroachment upon its freedom to expose all sides of an issue, refused to fulfill its duty to present a true picture of the feeling engendered by the pope’s visit, although the principle of freedom of speech was called upon in last-minute desperation to permit the pope to breach the wall of state-church separation on the Washington Mall.

The pope was unassailable, treated as an idol instead of a controversial figure. There was no fearless newsperson willing to defend the Constitution. And when the pope was mouthing “human rights” and “freedom” and “justice” and concern for the poor and the hungry no commentator pointed out:

“Look! The emperor is wearing no clothes!”

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    Gregory V (996-99)
    Sylvester II (999-1003)
    John XVII (1003)
    John XVIII (1003-09)
    Sergius IV (1009-12)
    Benedict VIII (1012-24)
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    Damasus II (1048)
    St. Leo IX (1049-54)
    Victor II (1055-57)
    Stephen X (1057-58)
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    Blessed Victor III (1086-87)
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    Callistus II (1119-24)
    Honorius II (1124-30)
    Innocent II (1130-43)
    Celestine II (1143-44)
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    Gregory VIII (1187)
    Clement III (1187-91)
    Celestine III (1191-98)
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    Innocent IV (1243-54)
    Alexander IV (1254-61)
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