Pope Francis, Twitter, and Indulgences

A recent news headline read “Vatican offers ‘time off purgatory’ to followers of Pope Francis tweets.” The media has a tremendous gift of making anything spiritual sound stupid, don’t they? And so the subheading to this article reads, “Papal court handling pardons for sins says contrite Catholics may win ‘indulgences’ by following World Youth Day on […]

The Pope Said What About Atheists??

Yesterday, Pope Francis made some remarks about atheists wich have shocked some and scandalized others. An article in the Huffington Post, for example, read, “Pope Francis rocked some religious and atheist minds today when he declared that everyone was redeemed through Jesus, including atheists.” Er, okay. So far I’m not getting how this is mind rocking material, […]