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The Pope could in principle bless the whole ocean, but then you'd have people pissing and shitting into holy water.

And fish fucking in it.

Obviously we can't have that.

Catholic holy water not is like Hindu holy water from the Ganges after all.

The effect is spiritual only.

Clear now? :BigGrin3:
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:17 pm The effect is spiritual only.
Seems sub-par, doesn't even turn it into ice6™.

My granny once brought a bottle of holy water from her orthodox church and later mistook it for vinegar (or was it my mum?). So we had blessed salad and a small family drama. :mrgreen:
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ed wrote: Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:16 pm
asthmatic camel wrote: Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:20 am

Just wait until I creep up behind you in my gimp suit...

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That is not a "gimp Suit" that is a Gay leather Fetishist Suit", as you well know.
De-Bunk and I are in the habit of sending one another silly gifts when we have some spare cash. The last one I sent was a genuine latex gimp suit and a packet of pipe tobacco. As he lives out in the sticks and was out when the postman called, he had to drive several miles to the post office to collect his parcel. With his slightly bonkers girlfriend at his side.

Being an impatient sort, he couldn't wait to get home before opening his parcel.

To quote him: "I nearly shat myself!"

As I routinely address his gifts to Uri Geller and other loonies c/o his home address, his gf had a good scream, too.

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↑ Reminded me of Rabelais' Picrocholine Wars, waged over eggs: should the shell be broken from the pointy end, or from the flatter one?

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Natural selection in action.
With a soupçon of toxoplasmosis. 8)
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Could go in the Empire of Dumbth thread:
$188 Million Lottery Winner Sued for $10 Million by Pastor for Not Donating to Church

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Marie Holmes’ life was completely turned around when she won the Powerball lottery jackpot worth $188 million. But not long after receiving a large part of her winnings in a lump sum, she became the subject of several news reports. She became infamous for using her money to repeatedly bail her boyfriend out of jail. She reportedly spent $21 million on bail money alone.

A year after the controversy, Holmes was again back in the news. She was being sued by a pastor who claimed she promised their church a donation from her winnings.

The pastor claimed he was suffering from emotional and mental distress after Holmes went back on her word. According to the pastor, they had agreed to a $1.5 million donation that was going to be used to purchase a piece of land and build a retreat facility.
https://www.elitereaders.com/lottery-wi ... by-pastor/

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Counter sue the white cracker asshole for spreading myths and lies.
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Nope.

Jesus would have healed them.

I'm not in favor of taxing churches as such. I'm in favor of taxing them like any other corporation.
That puts the government out of the business of deciding what is "really" a religion (as happens with the tax exemption).

Churches could even still get an income tax break by incorporating as non-profits, but they'd still be on the hook for local real estate taxes.
In my opinion that's where the religious tax exemption does the most damage at least in big cities.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:13 am Nope.

Jesus would have healed them.
Imagine the line! (Or can he heal in bulk? :notsure: )

This being said, I agree with your taxing ideas.
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Click this ==> http://joshmillard.com/markov/christ/

Trust me :)
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Harry Potter removed from Tennessee Catholic school library because the reader could conjure evil spirits

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Catholic school in Tennessee has removed the Harry Potter books from its library after the school's priest decided they could cause a reader to conjure evil spirits.

In an email obtained by The Tennessean, the Rev. Dan Reehil of Nashville’s St. Edward Catholic School said he consulted exorcists in the U.S. and Rome who recommended removing the books.

Reehil wrote, "The curses and spells used in the books are actual curses and spells; which when read by a human being risk conjuring evil spirits into the presence of the person reading the text."

Catholic Diocese of Nashville superintendent Rebecca Hammel said Reehil has the final say at his school.

Hammel said she thinks the books by J.K. Rowling are still on the shelves of other libraries in the diocese.
https://www.kcbd.com/2019/09/02/harry-p ... l-spirits/

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Game? Gay me? Really?
Hey bud maybe those kiddos who taunted you in middle school had operational gaydar.
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