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    Pope aide pulls out of trip after UK 'Third World' jibe

    BBC News - Pope aide pulls out of trip after UK 'Third World' jibe

    One of the Pope's senior advisers has pulled out of the papal visit to Britain, after saying the UK is a "Third World country" marked by "a new and aggressive atheism".
    Cardinal Walter Kasper, 77, made the remarks in a German magazine interview.
    The Vatican said the cardinal had not intended "any kind of slight", and was referring to the UK's multicultural society.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Standard Dave View Post
    To be fair he is visiting Birmingham!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorwaycop View Post
    To be fair he is visiting Birmingham!


    Hey!?!?!?!?

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    The Vatican said the cardinal had not intended "any kind of slight", and was referring to the UK's multicultural society.
    How in the world could calling some place a "third world country" not be considered a slight?

    Originally Posted by Motorwaycop View Post
    To be fair he is visiting Birmingham!

    FIVE-oh : Hey!?!?!?!?
    Now I had the same reaction, but then I thought better of it. Been to Ensley lately?

 

 

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