For years the Vatican has asked the faithful to support the Pope’s needs, emphasizing his charitable projects— and then invested the returns in London real estate, a shady Italian bank, a bankrupt …More
For years the Vatican has asked the faithful to support the Pope’s needs, emphasizing his charitable projects— and then invested the returns in London real estate, a shady Italian bank, a bankrupt hospital, and, yes, a film about Elton John.
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By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Dec 18, 2019 If you asked loyal Catholics to subsidize a film dramatizing the life of Elton John, you’…
J G Tasan
It’s sad to note that our small contribution for Peter’s Pence has been partly used to make possible of Elton John’s life to the big screen!

And why not use it to finance the up-coming Catholic-related films, e.g. the life of the Saints?

It would be even more beneficial to help Catholics in Africa, Asia, Oceania and elsewhere, in building their new chapels, churches and even cathedrals, so as …More
It’s sad to note that our small contribution for Peter’s Pence has been partly used to make possible of Elton John’s life to the big screen!

And why not use it to finance the up-coming Catholic-related films, e.g. the life of the Saints?

It would be even more beneficial to help Catholics in Africa, Asia, Oceania and elsewhere, in building their new chapels, churches and even cathedrals, so as not to burden the poor with fund raising, etc. Only then, our small contribution would become significant!
G.K.Chesterton
What we should try to do is make politics as local as possible. Keep the politicians near enough to kick them.
aderito
This is what i call "crossbreading " "Shady ",use of people,s money for not so clean uses ???????????????