Chapter 9: Papal Politics: Organized Superstition
Saint Peter said, “Sorry, I can’t let you in. Nobody around here knows you.”
The pope said, “You can’t turn me away like this. I am the pope himself. Ask the Holy Ghost. He knows me for sure.”
Saint Peter yelled again, “Hey, spook! A guy here claims you know him. Says he is the pope.”
And the Holy Ghost shouted, “The pope, sure I know him. He is the guy that spread those dirty rumors about me and Mary. Kick him out of here.”
The whole religion is founded on a dirty joke.
Pope Paul the Sixth, who was the homosexual, was followed by Pope John Paul the First. He was an intelligent, liberal man who ordered an investigation of the cardinals and bishops who belonged to Masonic Lodges, which were outlawed by the Catholic church.
These Masonic Lodges have as their members only the wealthiest people of the world. They are secret societies doing secret rituals. They were outlawed by Christianity - no Christian priest, bishop or cardinal, or anybody officiating in any position, should be a member of any Masonic Lodge - because their secret rituals consist of sexual orgies and all kinds of ugly things. John Paul the First ordered an investigation of the cardinals and bishops who belonged to these Masonic Lodges. He discovered that many top Vatican officials were Freemasons, and ordered that they be removed from office.
You see the hypocrisy? These are the same people who made the law that no Christian priest could become members of Masonic Lodges, but in the Vatican itself, the cardinals and bishops and archbishops were found to be members of Masonic Lodges. And because John Paul the First ordered that they be removed from office, the whole Catholic hierarchy and bureaucracy turned against that intelligent man. In the whole history of Christianity, perhaps he was the only pope who had some intelligence, some humanity, some understanding.
At the same time, he ordered an investigation into the Vatican bank which would have shown that the bank was laundering hundreds of millions of dollars of Mafia heroin money every year.
These are your religious institutions. The Vatican bank itself, which is under the pope, is nothing but the greatest Mafia organization. Hundreds of millions of dollars of heroin money.. They go on talking and preaching against drugs, while behind the curtain they are dealing in drugs themselves.
He also ordered a meeting to announce that the church supported birth control. He was really a man of understanding - he wanted to call the pill the “Catholic pill.” But before any of these orders could be carried out, he was found dead in suspicious circumstances.