There’s an aspect to the current press coverage of Pope Benedict that I don’t understand.
Yes, I know why they’re doing it. Because they need scandal to sell papers. Because they have antipathy towards the Catholic Church (except when it is in their interests no to, like when Pope Benedict visited America). And, yes, because they don’t understand what they’re reporting on.
Why are they so laser-focused on the issue of laicization or “defrocking”?
Remember Jesus’ parable about the two sons, one of whom said he would go work in the field but didn’t and the other of whom said he wouldn’t go work in the field but did?
The first son was right on symbol but wrong on substance....READ MORE