The ability to hate is an undeniable trait of humankind. Although we often hear that Christian “love” can overcome all the failings we possess, in 2000 years it hasn’t happened. Instead, the Bible seems to intensify a believer’s own proclivities.
On March 12, Pope John Paul II made history by asking forgiveness for the conduct of hisâ€ Church over the centuries. The Church characterizes those who pick and choose what to believe to be “cafeteria Catholics.” Citing a long list of sins of his predecessors, the Pope conveniently omitted his own crime against women and children, thus making his own apology a “cafeteria confession.”