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OftenBen  ·  1222 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The war against Pope Francis

    unnecessarily contrasting and demonising Pope's opponents.

Look at what they are opposing. Look at what they stand for.

'Divorced people are objectively worth less than married people and they don't really have a place in the church' is a not too uncharitable characterization of the opinion of the 'conservative' bloc.





Devac  ·  1222 days ago  ·  link  ·  
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OftenBen  ·  1222 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's the Guardian, not exactly known for lack of spin.

I have my naivety, you have yours. I don't judge.

I have become unreasonably comfortable with the term 'signal amplification.'

The views held by 'conservative' catholics, with regard to the issue of adultery/divorce, can pretty easily be classed as hateful. It sounds like mockery to simply state what it is that they believe, because what they believe is so obnoxious.