I fancy there is a bar with a bunch of (pardon the pun) dispirited old demons sitting around, grousing about how much better it was in the old days.
I think of that as somebody sends me the latest bulletins of apocalyptic fear from the outskirts of Catholic religious paranoia, in which they are perpetually on the watch for fresh terrors and the imminent doom of the Church. On one popular site, you got yer Persecution watch, yer Occult watch, yer Upheaval watch, yer Apparition watch and (recently) yer Halloween watch (of which more in a moment). Every time a leaf rustles, there is a shiver of panic and (we are told) Christians should be afraid, be very afraid!
But I can’t help thinking...READ MORE