In around 1996 Pope John Paul II invited scientists such as Stephen Hawking and told them; up till the Big Bang is fine, but don’t search beyond it, because it is in God’ realm. He trusted the Big Bang Theory rather than the Genesis. The proposal suited Hawking’s concept that at the point of the Big Bang, which he and his fellow scientists named Singularity, the universal laws as are known to science, broke down. God, as everyone knows, has little respect for laws : man-made or Newton-Darwin-Einstein-etc.-propounded
Pope Francis marks a paradigm shift in Catholic Priesthood. He has shocked some of his flock; but enthused the social discards in the flock.More importantly, he can laugh and make you laugh.
He said : “A person’s identity, respect, the dignity and love that he or she deserves, does not depend on anything—sexual orientation, how much money we’ve got, if we’ve got a green card or immigration papers, if we’ve got a stock portfolio. It doesn’t depend on anything other than the fact that we’re a child of God, made in his image.”
On creation, addressing a public gathering, Pope Francis said : “When we read about Creation in Genesis, we run the risk of imagining God was a magician, with a magic wand able to do everything. But that is not so,”
He didn’t have a mother-in-law, he says, but he is qualified to speak about them because he is battling with the Satan every day. Was that in bad taste? I don’t think so. Even mothers in-law must have burst out laughing.
When did the Pope crack those hilarious Mother-in-law jokes? On valentine day!
Please, my friends, hold me back. If this man goes on this way I may want to be a Catholic.
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