Why is this sad?
The man was physically and mentally incapacitated, and now he is in heaven for eternitiy. People should celebrate, not mourn.
Aren't we in the trust tree, thingey?
Well im gonna celebrate
*shoots gun in air
nice words HobbesOriginally Posted by hobbes
I would agree with Hobbes
It is a time to contemplate and celebrate a life lived in full.
At 84, we should not be greedy and ask him to stay when his body was more than ready to go.
Sympathies to those for whom he was an devotional figure.
Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum
so..is there going to be a new pope?
Millions will mourn.
An It Harm None, Do What You Will
Eventually yess, but they have this weird way of selecting the new pope. The bishops go into a room and pray, untill god tells them who will be chosen.Originally Posted by colt45joe
Exactly.Originally Posted by hobbes
In addition, he used his influence at many times to do good around the world. He used his life to help many - What he has done with his mortal time should be celebrated, and likewise that he has made it to a place of (hopefully) less suffering.
Note that those words are for the Pope only - I'll keep my feelings reserved on the Catholic church.
i'm suprised people care so much?....