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Pope's dove of peace almost ends in pieces: Seagull attacks bird
The Daily Mail ^ | 27 January 2013

Posted on 01/27/2013 5:35:18 PM PST by MinorityRepublican

Releasing a dove is a symbolic appeal for peace. But when the Pope tried it yesterday, it led to quite a flap.

Nobody had bargained on a resident seagull who apparently hadn't been listening to the Holy Father's sermon.

It swooped in and attacked the bird of peace as soon as Pope Benedict XVI released the dove from a balcony at the Vatican.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: foodfight; religionofpieces

1 posted on 01/27/2013 5:35:33 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
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To: MinorityRepublican

Take this as a sign. And not a good one. I’m sure the Pope did.


2 posted on 01/27/2013 5:40:41 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
Take this as a sign. And not a good one. I’m sure the dope did.


3 posted on 01/27/2013 5:43:52 PM PST by mcmuffin (Freedom's On The March - Wave Goodbye!)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Seagulls are crazy birds. I remember reading the account of one man, who rescued a baby seagull. He wrapped it up and put it in his trunk, so he could take it to a bird sanctuary. Ever since then, it has returned and spends its day watching for this man and attacks him on sight.

The man has been unsuccessful in disguising himself in wigs and different hats.


4 posted on 01/27/2013 5:48:28 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: mcmuffin

LOL!!!! Post of the day!


5 posted on 01/27/2013 5:48:42 PM PST by lula ( What America needs is men of Character in congress, we have enough characters.)
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To: mcmuffin

Its a foreboding! prepare!


6 posted on 01/27/2013 5:48:42 PM PST by Craftmore
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To: mcmuffin

I’m sure the people of India would take offense to 0bama’s ‘fly tikka’. You are right about the MANY instances of a fly landing on 0bama’s face, including on his lips.. AND WHILE INDOORS!! WHEN DOES THAT HAPPEN TO REGULAR PEOPLE, MULTIPLE TIMES!!? NEVER.


7 posted on 01/27/2013 5:49:44 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Jesus brings peace, not a dove.


8 posted on 01/27/2013 5:54:22 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Jonty30
Took my right hand man to the seashore for lunch....Ba***** smiled and threw a piece of bread out the window and thousands of seagulls descended.

No more being the good guy. He packs his lunch now.

9 posted on 01/27/2013 6:01:05 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
Take this as a sign. And not a good one. I’m sure the Pope did.

Pffft. Superstitions.

Don't seagulls need to eat?

10 posted on 01/27/2013 6:10:49 PM PST by James C. Bennett (An Australian.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Reminds me of when Bill Clinton turned loose an eagle and it was attacked by an Osprey.


11 posted on 01/27/2013 6:12:39 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Jonty30

Nasty birds.

Sea pigeons.


12 posted on 01/27/2013 6:20:52 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Was it a California seagull? If so, I would blame Mitt Romney. The California seagull is the state bird of Utah, because they saved the fledgling Mormon community in 1848.


13 posted on 01/27/2013 6:23:43 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Verginius Rufus

The miracle of the gulls is often credited by Latter-day Saints (”Mormons”) for saving the Mormon pioneers’ first harvest in Utah. According to Mormon folklore, seagulls miraculously saved the 1848 crops by eating thousands of insects that were devouring their fields.


14 posted on 01/27/2013 6:34:16 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
Take this as a sign. And not a good one. I’m sure the Pope did.

I thought the same thing. The Satanic Muslim Ummah (the ruthless scavenger seagull) is threatening the peace and civilizing influence (the dove) of the Christian world, and the Vatican needs to stop standing on the sidelines and praising Islam as a "great religion" and FIGHT.

15 posted on 01/27/2013 6:36:16 PM PST by montag813
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To: MinorityRepublican

Is God trying to give us a sign about Freemasonry and the NWO?


16 posted on 01/27/2013 6:37:31 PM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: savagesusie

This does not Augur Well.


17 posted on 01/27/2013 6:56:13 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: montag813

I’d rather think the symbol of the Ummah as some systemically raging virus heretofore unconquerable by the will, but by the will can yet be conquered.


18 posted on 01/27/2013 7:35:17 PM PST by onedoug
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To: Craftmore

mcmuffin;Craftmore

A seagull attacks the bird of peace ..
Its a foreboding! prepare!
Was the seagull wearing a Burka ?
It sounds like a seagull .. on jihad !!


19 posted on 01/27/2013 7:40:45 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (To conquer a nation , first disarm it's citizens ~ Adolf Hitler)
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20 posted on 01/27/2013 7:42:12 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Venturer
The Osprey is a somewhat smaller bird, but hassles Bald Eagles when it can. I watched as the smaller male Osprey chased a Bald Eagle about a mile from the Osprey's nest. The Osprey returned and—I swear—he looked left and right, as though to ask, "Did anybody see what I just did?"

:)

21 posted on 01/27/2013 7:46:09 PM PST by Does so (Progressives Don't Know the Meaning of INFRINGED...)
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To: Does so

Crows harass Bald Eagles also.

It’s called “mobbing” and they can keep it up for hours.The eagle stays put on a branch near the nest because there are eaglets in it.

.


22 posted on 01/27/2013 7:51:46 PM PST by Mears
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I found this. Some libs think a bunch of seagulls symbolizes Obama’s election win.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1251221734


23 posted on 01/27/2013 7:54:27 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: savagesusie

It was an albino monk assassin seagull Vatican agent trained by the Pope himself. The dove had learned gnostic illuminati secrets long supressed by Rome and was about to reveal all to the world.

Freegards


24 posted on 01/27/2013 8:17:54 PM PST by Ransomed
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To: MinorityRepublican

While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape. 1 Thessalonians 5:3


25 posted on 01/27/2013 9:42:05 PM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong....)
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To: melsec

Having said that it looks like the dove got away - go dove!


26 posted on 01/27/2013 9:43:33 PM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong....)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Obama’s new Gull Drone.


27 posted on 01/28/2013 3:01:53 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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