One reason that Pope Francis rattles the cages of many faithful Catholics is that the emphasis of his message is prying at our disordered attachments. It is not that he is seeking to strip us of our commitments to critical social causes like the abolition of abortion or pornography, but that he wants us to move these important things to their proper place.
To illustrate this, we can imagine a target with concentric circles and a center bull’s-eye. The bull’s-eye would contain the single most important thing, and each ring out from the center would reflect things that are in degrees of descending importance.
So, what would be in the center? Before we answer this seemingly obvious...READ MORE