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Priest burns effigy of former Pope Benedict

Parishioners at a small church in northern Italy were shocked Sunday when their priest pulled out a picture of former Pope Benedict and set it on fire. popebenedict16

It happened in the town of Liguria; the local mayor tackled the priest and took the picture away from him.

Father Andrea Maggi claims Benedict deserted the church by retiring; he said a shepherd shouldn’t abandon his flock.

The local bishop says he’s mortified by Father Maggi’s behavior.

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3 Comments to “Priest burns effigy of former Pope Benedict”

    kid1339 said:
    March 5, 2013 at 10:01 AM

    Republican & Democrats

    Todd Pardee said:
    March 5, 2013 at 10:18 AM

    Sounds like the mayor opened up a can of whoopAzz!

      kid1339 said:
      March 5, 2013 at 12:07 PM

      Mayor Eboy don't have the ball to do something like that .

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