Call him a joker, but Charly Boy is speaking his mind. In
this new article of Charly Boy, he pens down how he had dreamt to be a priest
and how occult activities took that away from him, but he is glad the pope made
it and he is nothing but his rock star. It’s a sweet love message. Find it
after the cut.
because I feel so close to you. You have captured my heart with your
simplicity, humanity, humility and love.
priest, having been stuffed with an overdose of religion, a very serious matter
in my family. When I turned 16, I became
an altar boy, never missed Bible class or the regular confessions. My late
father was a Knight of the Catholic Church. That’s where I’m coming from.
occult, metaphysics, Buddhism, astrology, magic and all that jazz; but be that
as it may, I still, am fundamentally a Catholic. The Catholic fate had suddenly
become boring and old fashioned for me. Well, until you came along.
which was published on social media. In that piece, I expressed my fears and
concerns about your life and safety. You bravely and boldly took on the Mafia,
knowing that there were still pockets of vampires, fraudsters, and criminals in
the Vatican. The Vatican under your watch, honoured Rev Giuseppe Puglisi, who
was killed over 20yrs ago by mobsters for preaching against the Mafia, now a
martyr. You demanded that Mafia members abandon their “evil ways”.
sweating their business, knowing their infiltration is deep in the Vatican?
for evil to thrive is for good men to do nothing.
inside of you.
name to Catholicism.
surprises, born of true and faithful humility; it sparks of Charlyboyizim.
my Rock Star.
Brazil, through the CNN lens. The World has fallen in love with you: is it
Jews, Moslems, Atheists, Punks, Monks? In short, nothing is stranger, ever
since you came onboard, than the reactions of evangelicals all over the world.
Never before in history has a Pope been so widely accepted by Protestants and
evangelicals, Muslims, Buddists, non-believers, all and sundry.
a Pope who abandoned the red shoes (that were never an official part of the
papal wardrobe anyway): a Pope who dresses modestly, pays his own lodging
bills, drives around Vatican City in a Ford Focus, calls many people on the
phone, brings jam sandwiches to on-duty Swiss Guards at his door and invites
street people to his birthday breakfast. Haba, how far my guy.
disfigured broken bodies and the abandoned of society. You are one world leader
who speaks the truth to power, walks his talk, and calls idolatry and greed by
their real names. You are a bold and courageous shepherd who lifts up the poor
and tells us that if they are not part of our lives, then we are a sad and even
doomed lot. Just like Francis of Assisi did in his day.
incarcerated in prisons; first time ever that a Pope would wash the feet of
women, not to mention that some of them were Moslems. Hummm, a bloody break in
women’s ordination, a statement that I’m sure disappointed many Catholic
liberals. You however reiterated that it doesn’t mean the church should
consider women as secondary or inferior; that “the feminine genius is needed
wherever we make important decisions. Women are asking deep questions that must
be addressed, and the church cannot be herself without the woman and her role.”
Gbam! Na you talk am.
received letters from gays and lesbians who said they were “socially wounded”
by the church, and in an interview you answered, “But the Church does not want
to do this,”
about Gays and you gave them a beautiful one liner. “Who am I to judge gay
terror and harshness seem to have the upper hand, and we need the message of
Christmas which you preach all year round: goodness, joy, kindness, mercy and
the tenderness of our God.
do what you do because you are so unafraid and totally free to be yourself at the same time. I know because it takes one
to know one.
reconciliation and welcome, a church that is capable of warming hearts, a
church that is not bent over on herself but always seeking those on the
periphery and those who are lost, a church capable of leading people home to
than ever before.
a powerful, luminous glimpse into the mind and heart of God. Thank you.