Berna and I grew up in the Roman Catholic Church. It’s changed some since those long-ago days. But for better or worse?
In hindsight, it’s obvious the church in the old days ruled largely by fear. The standard fear they promoted ran something like this: If you don’t do what we say, you’ll burn in hell forever.
And we believed that!
(In fairness to the modern Roman church under Pope Francis, we note they acknowledge they have work to do.)… Read more