#enoughalready

It is worth it to follow the “David Gibson reports” link in this article……Reyanna

By J Peter Nixon, April 30, 2014., Commonweal On-line

So it has come to this.  We are now debating the doctrinal authority of papal tweets and phone calls.

As David Gibson reports, the latest controversy in papal communication was a three-word tweet in Latin–Iniquitas radix malorum–that has been translated into English as “inequality is the root of social evil.”  This followed only days after the dustup over the pope’s phone call to a divorced and remarried woman where he allegedly encouraged her to receive communion.

Younger Catholics may find this hard to believe. (To continue reading this article, click here.)

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One Response to #enoughalready

  1. Margaret Barry says:

    Holy Communion is a communion between God and the recipient, not between “the church” and the recipient.

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