Pope having a butler raises eyebrows

Reader wonders whether religion's capital not souls, but power and the bottom line.

I have long suspected that organized religion is a human-directed business where, in some cases, the real capital is not in souls, but rather power and the bottom line.

I remember the parable where money-lenders were evicted from the temple by the only real prince of the church, then I read the present Pope has a butler – while others live in abject poverty.

The Vatican Bank? How do you spell hypocrisy?

Stephen Lamb


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