Today The Pope said encouraging words – but that is all that they are. Words are sounds and they tend to signify nothing – so will actions follow?
Will he really turn over bishops to civil police authorities to be jailed for molesting children when they were priests and shielding the priests that followed them, and from whose ranks the next bishops and eventually a future Popes will rise?
Will he actual compensate victims and their families?
I think we will see the fallacy of the CEO/Leader – one person can’t overturn a corporate culture – the resignation of the previous Pope similarly showed that the job is a figurehead to say the words that will keep the coffers full.
In the early days, there a chief and a priest….now we’re supposed to have separation of state.
So if religion is a personal relationship between a person and their god, then what does anyone need a priest for? or a whole hierarchy of priests?
the early splinters from the Catholic Church replicated all the Pompous Circumstances – but in America, preachers with bibles to thump stumped from town to town, then built themselves a parish, and in the Television Era, those parishes grew into MegaChurch Malls with Wifi – the only invisible power that most users have no idea how it works – or that it’s a funny but not valid comparison.
WiFi is real.
It is more cost effective in both cash and time to have a personal relationship with reality.
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