De Profundis
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This morning at the General Audience, a circus group performed for Pope Francis.
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Liam Ronan
@De Profundis "But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets, and calling unto their fellows, saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned unto you, and ye have not lamented. For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He hath a devil. The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous …More
@De Profundis "But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets, and calling unto their fellows, saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned unto you, and ye have not lamented. For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He hath a devil. The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children." Matthew 11: 16-19
De Profundis
Well said.
mccallansteve
What can one say. The Great Apostacy get stronger by the day
Hugh N. Cry
🎼 Send in the clowns, don’t worry they were already there 🎶
john333
So after 2000 years of Christianity it comes down to this a circus act. You all thought SSPX and the other spin off groups are the schematics. 🤪
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tbswv
How appropriate
Phyllis Crespo
This reminds me of an aging gay that I know. He has season tickets to a roller coaster park goes all the time. Looking to be entertained to avoid dealing with... whatever it is he is avoiding.
Kenjiro M. Yoshimori
To be fair, as far back as Paul VI this was done, when this audience hall was new. JPII did it multiple times. I don't think to often under Benedict XVI, if at all under him.
Orthocat
Sadly this troupe of circus performers were trotted out for him as well...
charisma
This is exactly what 'panem et circenses' means.
General Audience is not a circus.
Although Francis allowed it to turn into this.
123jussi
Well that's one way to get people to come and see you!