Catechism of the Catholic Church (675)

'Before Christ’s second coming the Church must pass through a final trial that will shake the faith of many believers. The persecution that accompanies her pilgrimage on earth will unveil the “mystery of iniquity” in the form of a religious deception offering men an apparent solution to their problems at the price of apostasy from the truth. The supreme religious deception is that of the Antichrist, a pseudo-messianism by which man glorifies himself in place of God and of his Messiah come in the flesh.' ~ Catechism of the Catholic Church (675)

Saturday, 6 June 2015

Honestly...


14 comments:

Rupert said...

The gaffer tape Pope!

As careless with an image of Christ as he is with his Church. Is he going to try and repair the fissures that come out after the Synod with gaffer tape.

S. Armaticus said...

After the Synod, Francis will need duck tape:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2l-F1ElJMc

If it can hold the San Andreas Fault together...

Patricius said...

A quick spray of silver paint over the tape and nobody would have noticed the difference!

Anonymous said...

Is this a Catholic Blog?

Oakes Spalding said...

Am I allowed not to like the quasi-Giacometti Jesus figure or is that a standard interpretation?

jimmy said...

Frayed cassock, broken ferula, he needs looking after better, or maybe it is just the 'lio' that surrounds him

Anonymous said...

More details about this SCANDAL: http://eponymousflower.blogspot.ca/2015/06/bent-cross-of-paul-vi-is-broken-but.html

frllb said...

'The Gaffer' takes on yet another meaning

Wake up England said...

The rest of the reel of tape should be deployed over that extemporising pontifical mouth whenever the press are lurking on aeroplanes looking for a feel-good sound bite.......... but, then again, who am I to judge?

viterbo said...

The tape is simply a bit of innvovative 'brutalist' art and design - a meaningful comment on the revolutionary brutalism of the Paul VI ferula and how such a revolutionary muse can apply instant sticky tape solutions to all problems.

Paul VI publicly accepted this portrait in the early 70s -

http://s1349.photobucket.com/user/nanateam/media/Popes/PAUL6_zpse9ede101.jpg.html

- painted by a man Paul VI had invited to his audiences for over two years. Do you see what I see?

Pelerin said...

Just testing the new format. Brilliant caption by the way!

Lynda said...

Louie Verrechio has posted a great article on The Inversion of the Priesthood by Pope Francis.

Anonymous said...

not a man's man. he should carry that like a weapon. not a taped up broken sad thing.

he's awful i can't look at him lately.

Matthew Doyle said...

It could just be for added comfort to present blisters and ulceration?

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