Monday, September 10, 2007

Irony Watch

In this article, we learn of the Pope attacking his fellow Europeans for not having enough children:

Pope Benedict XVI blasted Europeans for being selfish and not having enough children, in a sermon on Saturday at the 850-year-old pilgrimage site of Mariazell in Austria.

"Europe has become child-poor. We want everything for ourselves and place little trust in the future," the pope told a crowd of faithful from his canopied area at an open-air, afternoon mass that took place under heavy rain.

Not long after saying this, the Pope went on to defend celibacy.