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Pope Francis and the middle finger (Quo Vadis, Pope Francis? Part 242)

Being liberal and woke (modernist), it would be strange that Pope Francis does not know the meaning of flashing the "middle finger.” But I’ll give him the benefit of the doubt. I suppose his aides educated him, and so his original Twitter post was changed within 50 minutes.

But I have to say: Pope Francis has been "giving the middle finger" to conservatives, those who love the Traditional Latin Mass, traditional religious orders, pro-lifers, anti-LGBTs, dubia Cardinals, EWTN (he said it is the work of the devil), and those who advocate for Mary as Co-Redemptrix (calling them foolish and silly).

Pope Francis Briefly Gave the Middle Finger His Blessing in Since-Deleted Tweet

Pope Francis caused a bit of ruckus on the internet Thursday after he seemed to support the use of the middle finger in a Twitter post. The post, which has since been removed, highlighted the middle finger, saying it was a symbol of honesty.

“The middle finger, which is higher than the others, reminds us of something essential: honesty. To be honest means not getting entangled in the snares of corruption,” Pope Francis’ official account wrote in the now-deleted post, shared by New York Magazine.

His explanation followed a series of posts in which Pope Francis describes the attributes of each finger. He first wrote a comment on Twitter, saying, “God has placed the gift of life in your hands. From your hands tomorrow is born. From your hands, peace so lacking in this country can come about. I would like to suggest some ‘ingredients for the future:’ five of them, each corresponding to a finger on your hand.”

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