I am not Catholic, but I think the Pope should be.
“The medias frenetic lobbying for a more progressive successor to Benedict, as the Washington Post editorialized, is also a measure of the papacys enduring power and influence”
The left never knew, learned or cared that morals and ethics are absolutes, not transitory or evolving. The Pope is infallable on matters of faith and I don’t see where some lefty’s editorial page falls in that line of principles. So, while the Pope may not command divisions of troops as was noticed by Stalin, Church mores will not change on the command of these collosal jewels of ignorance.
The Left always lobbies for a liberal successor to a departing pope. JP I was thought to have been the culmination of the Liberal efforts. He survived 33 days. That could well have been a factor in the choice of the conservative JP II. God sometimes writes straight with crooked lines.
Well said!!! :-)
Thankfully I believe the bulk of the Cardinals are made of sterner stuff than, say....John Roberts.
The medias frenetic lobbying for a more progressive successor to Benedict, as the Washington Post editorialized, is also a measure of the papacys enduring power and influence. Why should liberals care so much about the direction of a religion to which they dont belong? The answer is that they envy its immense power and wish to harness that power for their own ideological purposes. Out of this envy they pose as reformers who know what is best for the Church. Yet their unsolicited advice, if taken, would only weaken her.
Excellent article! And glad to hear Neumayr will contribute weekly.
They know nothing about the Holy Spirit or the Magisterium.
After all, as their god quipped, "The pope? How many divisions does he have?"
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