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I'm goin'to hell,,,who's coming with me???

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by wasted wages, May 23, 2005.

  1. wasted wages

    wasted wages 3/4 ton status

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    We have a new Pope but did you know .......
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    >One of the cardinals who missed out on the papacy... Hans Grapje was raised
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    >a Catholic school in Split, on the Dalmation coast of Croatia. As a young
    >man, he aspired to become a priest but joined the Partisans as a young man
    >and fought against the Nazis with Tito during WWII. During the battle of
    >Neretva he lost his left arm.
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    >Promoted to captain, Grapje spent the rest of the war as a chaplain, giving
    >spiritual aid to soldiers, both allied and enemy. After the war, he
    >fullfilled his ambition and became a priest. He served as a missionary in
    >Africa, where he learned to fly and piloted his own plane (in spite of his
    >handicap) to villages across the continent. In 1987, Father Grapje was
    >serving in Zimbabwe when an explosion in a silver mine caused a cave-in.
    >Now an archbishop, Grapje went down into the mine to administer last rights
    >to those too severely injured to move. Another shaft collapsed, and he was
    >buried for three days, suffering multiple injuries, including the loss of
    >his right
    >eye. The high silver content in the mine's air gave him purpura, a
    >life-long
    >condition characterized by purplish skin blotches.
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    >Although Cardinal Grapje has devoted his life to the service of God as a
    >scholar, mentor, and holy man, church leaders agree he will never ascend to
    >the Papacy because...
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    >No one wants a one-eyed, one-armed, flying purple Papal leader.
     
  2. Cricket

    Cricket 3/4 ton status

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    :smirk: I think I'm scarred for life.
     
  3. Capman2k

    Capman2k 3/4 ton status

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  4. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

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    That's bad, LOL.
     
  5. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Grapje

    Dutch word for joke...

    Rene
     
  6. BIG*RED

    BIG*RED 1/2 ton status

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    sweet! i'm driving the bus..all aboard
     
  7. boggerless

    boggerless 1 ton status Premium Member

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    dude,that is funny :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :laugh:
     

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