Just Catholic: I think it is a serious misstep on the part of the powers-that-be to assume that a) everybody knows what went on at the synod; b) anybody cares.
Just Catholic: As an evil slime spreads over so much of the world, we stare in amazement. Where did this come from? How can this happen? Who is guiding this?
Just Catholic: You get the impression that the synod participants are not talking with but rather at each other, and that everybody is angrily defending … what?
Just Catholic: Early church fathers preferred asceticism but wrote that married households are the basis of Christian community.
Just Catholic: It is one thing for a humble, holy pope to preach the Gospel with and without words. It is quite another thing for the corporation that is church to do the same. The disconnect remains. It has to do with women.
Just Catholic: As refugees reach Hungary, Pope Francis says bring them on -- Europe can take in thousands. Meanwhile, a Hungarian bishop of the region besieged by migrants says no.
Just Catholic: What's 'technocratic paradigm'? The technocratic approach sees a person as a mind-body machine. Francis says solely technological approaches to questions inevitably fail the human spirit.
Just Catholic: Last week, fifty villagers murdered five women accused of witchcraft in east India. And you thought I was going to write about Donald Trump.
Just Catholic: Looks like the Pope Francis Fan Club is losing membership. All that care for the poor business had to be getting on folks' nerves.
Just Catholic: Greece's financial woes are available to most of the world. What relatively comfortable, highly middle-class nation next faces financial ruin?