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Pope Benedict XVI waves as he leads the Sunday angelus prayer in Saint Peter square at the Vatican. File picture
6: He accused atheism of being the cause of Nazism. The fact that Hitler actually banned all of Germany’s atheist organisations and boasted of having stamped atheism out makes this charge ridiculous enough. What makes it worse is that Pope Benedict XVI is himself a former Nazi. Maybe he should have read that bit in the Bible about looking at the splinter in your brother’s eye.
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5: According to the Pope, some people are more human than others. The Catholic Church holds that a person who does not have faith is not ‘fully human’ – in other words atheists aren’t fully human. See 6 for why this is particularly awful. Pictured is a member of the U.S. Army's Golden Knights performing during the "Rock Beyond Belief" festival at Fort Bragg army base.
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4: The Pope would rather gay people got murdered than married. When France wanted the UN to pass a resolution requiring member states to not sentence gay people to death in 2008, his representative to the UN declared that such a move would “add new categories of those protected from discrimination” and lead to gay marriage being legalised.
H/T to Michael Nugent for this one.,
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3: He did not do enough to deal with the child abuse scandal. Barbara Blaine, founder and president of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests said it best: "He has made lofty statements. He has not matched those statements with deed or action. Under his reign, the children remained at risk."
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2: Embryonic Stem Cell research. The Vatican under Pope Benedict XVI has voiced its opposition to embryonic stem cell research, essentially holding blastocysts to being equal to human life, with Benedict saying ‘The destruction of even one human life can never be justified in terms of the benefit that it might conceivably bring to another.’