Color me annoyed.
The press has been going nuts about remarks concerning atheists that Pope Francis made at one of his daily homilies.
As usual, the press is hyping the remarks as if they are earthshaking, unprecedented, and in contrast to mean ol' Pope Emeritus Benedict.
I know this will come as a shock, but . . . they're getting the story wrong.
Here's the story . . .
Let's start with the context in which Pope Francis made the remarks: One of his homilies at daily Mass, celebrated in St. Martha's House (where he lives).
Pope Francis is in the habit of saying daily Mass for the people at St. Martha's House and invited guests, and when he does so he gives...READ MORE