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Re: The sedia gestatoria would protect the Pope - devotedknuckles - 01-07-2010

I like it fine but don't hold any illusipons that thing will mnae the pope a sitting duck!
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Re: The sedia gestatoria would protect the Pope - SaintRafael - 01-07-2010

A Pope can be shot from anywhere. Whether he is walking on the ground or on the sedia gestatoria. It is up to security to make sure these things don't happen.


Re: The sedia gestatoria would protect the Pope - devotedknuckles - 01-07-2010

Yes he can. I wasn't speakng of getting shot. Anyway man if u don't see it u don't see it. But put anyone in that positipn is just askin for trouble. Its a weak positipon little or no means of escape.
Its dumb!
Sip



Re: The sedia gestatoria would protect the Pope - SaintRafael - 01-07-2010

No. I don't see it. What are you talking about?


Re: The sedia gestatoria would protect the Pope - DrBombay - 01-07-2010

Security concerns aside, I would like to see it brought back simply because it is more traditional.  (And I really don't want to have some smart a** point out what the popes in the 7th century did.  You know what I mean by "traditional.")  It wasn't dropped because of security concerns.  No, like the coronation, it was dropped because it was seen as too "triumphal."  Bah.  The pope stands at the High Altar and says Mass.  He's a pretty easy target up there too.   


Re: The sedia gestatoria would protect the Pope - Vetus Ordo - 01-07-2010

Bring back the sedia gestatoria and the tiara. But above all, bring back the triumphalist papacy and the teaching Church, Mistress of Truth.


Re: The sedia gestatoria would protect the Pope - devotedknuckles - 01-07-2010

I want it back too. But to think iot will make the Pope safer is dumb
It won't. Actually it puts him in a weaker position. That said bring it back just dpnt hold illusions abpout it
Sip



Re: The sedia gestatoria would protect the Pope - Baskerville - 01-07-2010

(01-07-2010, 07:11 PM)DrBombay Wrote:   No, like the coronation, it was dropped because it was seen as too "triumphal."     

But dont you care about offending our separated brethren? :bubbles:


Re: The sedia gestatoria would protect the Pope - Baskerville - 01-07-2010

It should be brought back simply because its the right thing to do.


Re: The sedia gestatoria would protect the Pope - devotedknuckles - 01-07-2010

Yep