Pope Says Stop Giving Babies Offbeat Names

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    Pope rails against rise of un-Christian names - Telegraph

    I kinda sorta agree. Why name a baby after a jewelry store or a race car?

    Whaca think?
     
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    what are his kids named?
     
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    Whats his business what people name their kids?
     
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    In my day, you couldn't get a kid baptised if he wasn't named after a saint, High Gravity. So you approve of "Tiffany" and "Porsche"?
     
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    Beat me to it.:lol:
     
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    I don't have a problem with it, some names may be ridiculous but unless the Pope is gonna be paying some bills for this kid he has no right to say what name is or is not appropriate.
     
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    True story: I had a girlfriend who named her babygirl "Brie" because she liked how it sounded.

    Didn't know till the kid started school that she had named her after a stinky cheese, LOL.
     
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    The pope has kids? :doubt:
     
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    If parents want to make their children the object of ridicule by saddling them with some ridiculous name that's their business.

    My mother stuck an odd name on me and I was teased relentlessly about it.

    It got to the point where I would tell everyone my name was John.
     
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