Courtesy of the Creative Minority Report: Jimma Carter Lectured The Pope
The former president said that he complained to the Pontiff about the Church’s “perpetuation of the subservience of women” while Blessed John Paul II was visiting the US in 1978, and “there was more harshness when we turned to the subject of ‘liberation theology.” Carter said that he classified the Pope as a “fundamentalist,” placing him in that category along with Iran’s late Ayatollah Khomeini.
In the same interview Carter said that “it is very fine for gay people to be married in civil ceremonies,” although he suggested—“maybe arbitrarily”—that churches should not be required by law to solemnize same-sex unions.
Carter made his remarks as he introduced a new edition of the Bible with his own study notes, helping readers to follow his understanding of the Scriptures.
So, while pimping his new version of the Bible featuring his own personal study notes, Jimmy Carter pats himself on the back for scolding Pope John Paul II. And he compares the sainted pope to the Ayatollah Khomeini (who, by the way, spent a couple of years making Carter look like a chump).
You know, I don’t know… It’s hard to find the words… You know what? This, just this: