members, click to sign in..

5,357 active users!!Bandwidth
TUESDAY
MAR 3, 2015
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
Broadcasters
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -12 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
Photos
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  3/3/2015
FRIDAY, DEC 3, 2010  |  5 comments
Vatican keen on solar-powered electric popemobile
Anyone have a fast, solar-powered electric popemobile for his holiness?

The Vatican says Pope Benedict XVI would gladly use one as another sign of his efforts to promote sustainable energy and take care of the planet, but one has yet to be offered.

Cardinal Giovanni Lajolo, who runs the Vatican City state, said Wednesday Benedict would certainly prefer an electric popemobile to a traditional, petroleum-powered one given the priority he has given to making the Vatican a leader in green energy. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.breitbart.com

Is Roman Catholic Christian?
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Is Roman Catholic Christian?Dr. Alan Cairns | 8/3/2009
•  Witnessing to a Roman Catholic • Dr. John Barnett | 9/19/1999
•  1988 Catholicism Radio Debate • Dr. Ian R. K. Paisley | 10/1/1988

   03/01/15  |  Pope Francis attacks 'throw-away' economic globalization • 3 comments
   02/26/15  |  Vatican Seeks to Quell Mexican Anger Over Pope's Drug Remark • 9 comments
   02/21/15  |  Vatican Remorse • 16 comments
   02/10/15  |  Germany vs. the Pope • 7 comments
   02/07/15  |  Boehner, Pelosi to welcome Pope September 24 • 2 comments
MORE RELATED ( POPE ) NEWS | MORE..
   03/02/15  |  ISIS Threatens to Kill Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey
   02/28/15  |  ISIS Has Begun Executing Captured Christians • 10 comments
   02/27/15  |  Obama to ban bullets by executive action • 17 comments
   02/27/15  |  Islamic militants abduct more Christians, smash ancient artifacts • 7 comments
   02/25/15  |  Ken Ham Says Teaching Only Evolution and Not Creationism in... • 7 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   02/15/15  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2015 Family Conference at... • 4 comments
   01/01/15  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 10 comments
   12/01/14  |  From Tyndale to Today: A New Study Bible • 34 comments
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 37 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   03/03/15  |  'Corinthian 15' launch 'debt strike' over student loans
   03/03/15  |  Nebraska same-sex marriage ban blocked by federal judge • 3 comments
   03/03/15  |  Franklin Graham: New Obama danger for Christians • 9 comments
   03/03/15  |  20 Indian Christians claim they were detained and beaten by...
   03/03/15  |  Vatican Confirms ISIS' Threat on Pope Francis' Life • 1 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 5 user comment(s)
News Item12/4/10 2:50 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Neil, I agree with you about cars that are totally solar powered. They are much too frail to really be used for any serious purpose. The popemobile, I would think, could be an electric.

The Pope's desire for contact with people is no doubt considered an important job qualification for His Unholiness. It doesn't really make him any more brave than other man it is just part of his job -- in leading people astray, The Scandal of the Catholic Priesthood.

5

News Item12/3/10 3:51 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
Auto glass is heavy, Jim, especially the bulletproof variety which I understand is 40mm thick on the popemobile. This is why WW2 combat planes used bulletproof glass only for the cockpit windshield.

Hitler also had heavily armored Mercedes parade cars. Unlike Western Allied leaders, he had (& needed) the survival instincts of a scared rabbit, which is why he was so hard to assassinate.

Do an Internet search for solar powered vehicles & see how frail they look.

4

News Item12/3/10 3:03 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
It seemz to me Neil, some of the later popmobiles are really glass encased carriages, that aren't all that heavy. Didn't SermonAudio have a sotry some years ago, have a story of someone buying one of the Pope's cars, PJP II's cars?

I think Popes have decided it looked rather cowardly not to be open to their adoring public, and not how a "Christian " leader (of course note, Should Roman Catholicism really be classified as a Christian religion? -- No.)is is suppose to behave, they do make themselves more accessible than the other leaders of the world.

3

News Item12/3/10 2:28 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
This is pure posturing. How would it develop enough power from photovoltaic cells to move the weight of attendants & all that armor plate & glass? And they could only use it in sunny climes.

I think even a conventional battery popish EV would be a challenge. For comparison, one of the current popemobiles is a customized Mercedes ML430 SUV with (I assume) a 4.3L V8 to move all that mass.

2

News Item12/3/10 2:07 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Solar powered automobiles are just not practical. I do not know if the present popemobile is electric or not, but apparently it isn't. I think that an electric popemobile would allow His Unholiness to be worshiped and adored by his worshipers.
Charles Spurgeon wrote:
Christ did not redeem his church with his blood that the pope might come in and steal away the glory. He never came from heaven to earth,and poured out his very heart that he might purchase his people, that a poor sinner, a mere man, should be set upon high to be admired by all the nations, and to call himself God's representative on earth. Christ has always been the Head of the church.
Examine Yourself! Are You in the Faith? and Justified by Faith Apart from Works
1
There are a total of 5 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Franklin Graham: New Obama danger for Christians
frank: " dolores i am not debating this issue with anyone because everyone has a..."
-8 min 
ISIS Has Begun Executing Captured Christians
listen to this: "correction: in the 400s ad jerusalem was a..."
-25 min 10 
Using Facebook Can Lead to Envy, Serious Depression?
dorcas: "pastor david silversides has a most alarming talk about social networks. ..."
-45 min 


Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Maranatha Free Reformed Church

Play! | More

Scott T. Brown
He Will Punish Leviathan

Isaiah
Sunday Service
Hope Baptist Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS

Ben Hurt
Ed Moore

E. A. Johnston
America Revival Or Ruin

Evangelism Awakening
Teaching
Staff Pick!Play! | MP3

Bob Vincent
President Obama on Islam

We Do not Preach Ourselves
Grace Presbyterian Church
Play! | MP3

Kevin Swanson
Stephen Hawking’s Big Theory

Academy Awards - 1957 - 2015
Generations Radio
Play! | MP3

Sermon: Delivered From The Darkness
Jon Couch

SPONSOR | 1,800+

SPONSOR





                   
Better a holy discord than a profane concord. ... Thomas Adams

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2015 SermonAudio.com.