Wednesday, April 1, 2015
"The Catholic Church is convinced that every human being is created in the image of God" -- so pontificate the Bishops of the Church in Indiana: here. "Convinced" by whom? And who/what is the referent "Catholic Church" that has been "convinced?" The metaphysics of the proposition is risible (and shameful).
A more promising intervention by the Bishops might begin as follows: "The Holy Catholic Church teaches that . . . ." And might then go on to observe that the salvation of souls depends on it . . . .