START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Pope Says F*** in Sunday Blessing Gaffe (TEXT and VIDEO)


World  (tags: Pope Francis, language, gaffe, humor, world, news, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 295 days ago - thelocal.it
Pope Francis made a rare linguistic error during his weekly blessing on Sunday, transforming a harmless Italian word into one of the strongest swearwords in the dictionary.



Select names from your address book   |   Help
   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

Comments

Carrie B. (318)
Monday March 3, 2014, 1:56 pm
Oops ~ poor guy!
 

Christeen Anderson (552)
Monday March 3, 2014, 2:27 pm
Give this man a break please.
 

daryl bishop (314)
Monday March 3, 2014, 3:33 pm
i read about this in google news this morning. i really lie this new pope. poor guy
 

Carrie B. (318)
Monday March 3, 2014, 3:56 pm
I agree Kit, Christeen, and Daryl!
 

. (0)
Monday March 3, 2014, 4:59 pm
I say that all the time, but of course I mean to speak Italian.
 

Debbie S. (32)
Monday March 3, 2014, 6:07 pm
Anyone can mess up a word, still it was funny.

I like Springs comment!
 

Natasha Salgado (579)
Monday March 3, 2014, 10:53 pm
So what--the man is human! But pretty damn funny--thx Carrie
 

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 12:02 am
That was definitely an oops moment to remember, but he's only human and anybody can mistake but some people won't see the humor in it obviously. Thanks Carrie!
 

Louise D. (38)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 12:54 am
Come on he is a Septagenarian who has to wear a frock hanging around with a bunch of elderly men who dress like something out of a transvestite's nightmare. So who could blame him for firing off an explictive and face it swearing is good you, firing off a few naughty words is fun and if the Pope can't fire off the odd "Cazzo" once in a while then things would get quite boring very quickly. Also face it the previous Pope was not a particularly charismatic person when he was more inclined to burn a few heretics than chance a smile.
 

Tesni B. (0)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 1:00 am
Comedy gold.
 

John De Avalon (35)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 1:27 am
Goodness knows that with the Catholic Church plenty has been 'lost in translation' over the centuries ...
 

A F. (132)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 1:28 am
thank you
 

Rebecca G. (0)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 1:43 am
I think this is a HOOT Carrie - thanks for sending ;o) I was born and raised strict Catholic - but......over these many years - this church has COMPLETELY LOST IT - because of POMPOUS IDIOTS like this guy ;o) Sending on too ;o)
 

jess b (24)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 1:49 am
was fnny, probably funnier to see people's reactions- would have liked to see that.lol
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 2:05 am
Oops! Made me laugh, thanks Carrie! ;) Rebecca G., I'm Catholic too- still practising- and Pope Francis is anything but a 'pompous idiot'. He is a much needed breath of fresh air for our Church. Or rather, in this case, my church. It seems you've become lapsed. That's fine, each to their own. Just don't call an intelligent, caring and progressive man a pompous idiot!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 2:08 am
Also, thanks Natasha. Couldn't have put it better myself. The man is human! And a rare decent human for that matter.
 

Aud nordby (715)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 2:19 am
noted
 

David B. (38)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 3:37 am
Good for him. A real human being is Pope at last.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 4:22 am
Noted.
 

JESSICA O. (9)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 9:15 am
Too funny!
 

ewoud k. (73)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 9:35 am
Human after all.

But we all knew he was human, like all popes in fact.
 

Jabi Yeonnmin (170)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 10:28 am
lol
 

Carrie B. (318)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 10:59 am
No, Pope Francis is certainly not a "pompous idiot". He is a humble caring man loved by many for his true humanity.
 

Leanne B. (28)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 1:18 pm
I thought it was funny. No harm done just funny!
 

Val R. (254)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 2:10 pm
read all the comments - will just say noted Carrie -
 

Roger Garin-michaud (114)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 2:27 pm
noted, thanks
 

Jeanne Young (19)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 7:22 pm
I am one of the very LAST people on Earth likely to be either fan or foe of the Pope (or any other religious leader, for that matter) But THIS pope has caught my eye, and then my heart several times already - - -
As far as verbal twist-ups - Hey, sometimes I get my tang so tungled I can't even snow why I'm
crying to neigh - - -
(One friend would SWEAR I just wrote something obscene "It HAS to be - just LISTEN to it!")

AND I'm not either as old as he is, nor anywhere NEAR as stressed -

WAY beyond whether he is HUMAN (and he clearly is) the BIG thing is, he's HUMANE - and THAT is a treasure
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Sunday March 23, 2014, 7:04 pm
Finally a real human being is Pope. I think Pope Francis is the most caring, humble man I have seen as Pope for many years.
Thanks Carrie.
 
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story


Loading Noted By...Please Wait

 

 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.