Goebbels redivivus

Damian Thompson today has a quotation from Richard Dawkins about the Holy Father, whom he describes as a "leering old villain in a frock". Have a read of this section:
No, Pope Ratzinger should not resign. He should remain in charge of the whole rotten edifice – the whole profiteering, woman-fearing, guilt-gorging, truth-hating, child-raping institution – while it tumbles, amid a stench of incense and a rain of tourist-kitsch sacred hearts and preposterously crowned virgins, about his ears.
Does that not sound a whole lot like a previous propagandist against another world religion?

Just for the record, here are a couple of the comments that have been published at the Richard Dawkins website:

Appeal for an anti-Catholic Kristallnacht:
Until the mid 60's it was traditional for a monk to appear three times before a new pope at his coronation, to burn a taper and utter the words "sic transit gloria mundi" (thus passes the glory of the world) as a reminder of the transitory nature of life and earthly honours. It is about time Herr Ratzinger had such a reminder, but in his case it should be the whole of his church that burns.
Pressing for a "solution" to the problem:
May the drum beat of criticism go forth in perpetuity! Or at least until the beast is dead.

Popular posts from this blog

1962 Missal pdf online

SPUC Clergy information day

When people walk away with Holy Communion

Saint Gabriel

Request for Novena to Blessed Pius IX