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  •  Sounds to me that you'd be a great candidate (3+ / 0-)
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    for the Presiding Bishop of the ELCA or the Episcopal Church. Or even Archbishop of Canterbury. But sadly, as things stand today, while you don't have to be a priest or a cardinal to be Pope, you do have to be both male and a baptized Roman Catholic.

    But I like your thinking.

    What is truth? -- Pontius Pilate

    by commonmass on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 05:03:08 PM PST

    •  baptized RC? (0+ / 0-)

      I heard someplace ON THE INTERNET! that as long as you are a baptized Christian, that is good enough. I know that many other denominations have phrases like "as the one Catholic church" in the liturgy.

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      by WI Deadhead on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 07:28:54 PM PST

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      •  That's small-c catholic... (1+ / 0-)
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        ...which means, universal or all-encompassing.

        "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

        by HeyMikey on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 09:27:22 PM PST

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        •  so..... (0+ / 0-)

          I should NOT clear my schedule and wait for the white smoke to call me to Rome?

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          by WI Deadhead on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 10:36:34 PM PST

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          •  Keep it clear. Best to be prepared. NT (1+ / 0-)
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            "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

            by HeyMikey on Sat Feb 16, 2013 at 07:22:08 PM PST

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