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Joe Bloe

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'Brothers and sisters' of the Mafia, repent, pope says in Sicily

PALERMO (Reuters) - Pope Francis appealed to Sicily’s Mafia on Saturday to abandon a life of crime and violence, saying the island needed “men and women of love, not men and women ‘of honor,’” using the term mobsters apply to themselves.

 

https://www.reuters....y-idUSKCN1LV09N

 

The shit hit the fan in the Vatican this week and suddenly the pope is interested in the crimes committed by the mafia.

Hey, don't look at me; look at what they're doing over there...


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At least the Mafia are honest criminals.  The Vatican should have such integrity.  Then again, the Vatican Bank commits crimes, on a level to which the Mafia can only aspire.


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Oh by all means....lets try to have the attention shifted.


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Reminds me of a line from a Kurt Vonnegut novel.

 

 "There is no reason why good cannot triumph as often as evil. The triumph of anything is a matter of organization. If there are such things as angels, I hope that they are organized along the lines of the Mafia." — From The Sirens of Titan


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