The Celibacy Debate

The meeting of the representatives of the Episcopal  Conferences from all over the world  with Pope Francis in Rome,  on the issue of sexual abuse of children and the vulnerable that has painted the Church in bad light, has just concluded. This unprecedented move by the Pontiff has been both bold and timely. It is not the first time that the Church has come up to acknowledge the wrongdoing by some of its high officials.  In 1633, Galileo Galilei was put under the dreaded inquisition and condemned for promoting the idea of heliocentricism.  in 1992, 359 years later the Church … Continue reading The Celibacy Debate