During yesterday’s Christmas Eve mass in Rome, Pope Benedict, it has to be said, showed more introspection that our own Georgie Pell ever will.
“It is true that religion can become corrupted… when people think they have to take God’s cause into their own hands, making God into their private property,” the pope told thousands gathered in Saint Peter’s basilica.
Translation: People make up invisible sky-men and then quote them as inspiration or reason for the committing of intolerant and violent acts. (Well, we had figured that one out already, Benedict.) Continue reading