Rush Limbaugh’s surprising comments about Pope Francis and the Catholic Church.

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RUSH: New pope. I am not Catholic. But I have endeavored, I have dug deep, I have attempted to find out from sources that I trust as much as I can, that I can understand, that I could then relay to you about this new pope. He’s the first pope from the Americas. I realize some of you from Rio Linda say, “What a minute. Argentina? That’s South America.” He’s the first one. And he didn’t want to be pope. But there’s some incredible things about this man. He is a classic Catholic theologian. There appears not to be one shred of moral relevance. In fact, I’ll play the sound bites for you in just a minute.The media, select members, they’re out there. I watched some of it this morning, and it’s kind of funny to watch. They’re wringing their hands, “How can the church attract young people when it is opposed to contraception? Doesn’t the church need to modernize? Doesn’t the pope, don’t these cardinals realize what they’ve gotta do if they want to attract young people to the church? If they want to spread their message they can’t have this position that’s anti-gay marriage and anti-contraception.” And they treat the church as a political institution.

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  1. Sorry, but Rush lost any claim to credibility years ago. He is another in a long list of people whom I do not take any more seriously than a stopped clock. I’ve already spent way too much time here to make this point again.

  2. All this does, it to put on a gauge on the temperature of “Ecumenism in the United States!” Protestant conservatives approve of him. What about the liberal Catholic…a little bit more important!


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