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Pope, look before you leap

The Vatican discriminates against its own coloured bishops. Why is there no pope from Asia, America or Africa? If freedom of religion is a fundamental right than freedom of expression is also a fundamental right. Then why are the Catholics make hue and cry about The Da Vinci Code? And conversion is he talking about? Buying a person's faith by paying for his bread when he is hungry? One must seriously think what is conversion is all about.

india Updated: May 19, 2006 19:12 IST

Pope Benedict XVI's church denies their own coloured arch bishops. It this was not the case then why is it that in the long history of the church there is no pope from Asia, America or Africa? Why don't you first start cleaning the house first?

If freedom of religion is a fundamental right than freedom of expression is also a fundamental right. Then why are the Catholics make hue and cry about <i>The Da Vinci Code</i>?

And conversion is he talking about? Buying a person's faith by paying for his bread when he is hungry? If as a young boy I was being offered entrance in Christian Medical Collage if I decided to become a Christian. One must seriously think what is conversion is all about.

And how to the Christians treat other religions in other countries. Hindus in France bought an old church but cannot make a temple there because not the Government wants an underground parking lot to be made there. If this was not required for a church why should this be required for a temple.

Earlier the Pope had also made negative comments about the reincarnation theory. If he cannot respect other thoughts, he better keep shut. There is no reason why the Pope should be given the status of Head of State and the Vatican a country. It is mearly a colony of Rome.