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    What would Jesus drive? Pope Francis tells priests to buy ?humble? cars.

    Pope Francis said on Saturday it pained him to see priests driving flashy cars, and told them to pick something more ?humble?.

    As part of his drive to make the Catholic Church more austere and focus on the poor, Francis told young and trainee priests and nuns from around the world that having the latest smartphone or fashion accessory was not the route to happiness.

    ?It hurts me when I see a priest or a nun with the latest model car, you can?t do this,? he said.

    ?A car is necessary to do a lot of work, but please, choose a more humble one. If you like the fancy one, just think about how many children are dying of hunger in the world,? he said.

    Since succeeding Pope Benedict in March, the former cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina has eschewed some of the more ostentatious trappings of his office and has chosen to live in a Vatican guest house rather than the opulent papal apartments.

    The ANSA news agency said the pope?s car of choice for moving around the walled Vatican City was a compact Ford Focus.
    http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/...y-humble-cars/

    I'm loving this new Pope! What do you think? Personally, I think Jesus would probably choose a biofuel engine or a hybrid.
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    I love the renewed 'vitality' that I feel that Pope Francis brings. His love and compassion for the 'least of them' is obvious.

    As to answer your question about what would Jesus drive? I believe a double decker bus to enable him to teach while on the road and not waste time. After all, disciples, family, followers -- all add up! It would be self defeating if everyone drove their own car town to town. LOL

    Since Jesus could -- the bus would run on water.

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    I think he might own a few cars for different reasons.

    As Missy said, a larger bus or van for when he and his disciples were needing to be on the road.

    A personal car probably a hybrid.
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    A 1970's VW van. I picture him like a hippie, you know?

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    Have any of you ever toured the Vatican? If that is any representation of what he'd drive it'd be a Bentley.

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    I do not think the Vatican is any indication of what Jesus would drive. While Jesus was on earth he was poor and either walked everywhere or went by boat. I do not think Jesus would have had an expensive car. I think he would have had a cheep dependable car and given any extra money he had to the poor.
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    The tie in, Bonita, is that the Pope lives in the Vatican. The article was about the pope telling people what to drive. The pope lives in a palace with 18k gold elevators.

    Itd be a stretch Bentley limo though to fit his entourage. I mean disciples.

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    The last I knew was that Pope Francis was living in the guesthouse not the apartment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Potter75 View Post
    Have any of you ever toured the Vatican? If that is any representation of what he'd drive it'd be a Bentley.
    Yes I've been to the Vatican.

    But i mean...i don't actually expect or require them to tear the whole city down before the Pope can send out a message to priests about being humble.
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