What was up with crappy, Jerry-rigged chimney they slapped on top of the Sistine Chapel that provided the all important color-coded smoke? I have seen better engineering in the slums of Buenos Aires where unarguably the resources were much more limited than the Vatican. This is my last pope related post, promise.
I was raised as a Catholic and having received all the available sacraments less the Holy Orders and Last Rites, I am the textbook example of a non-practicing Catholic. My reasons for not belonging to the Roman Catholic Church as an adult are many. The most obvious being the imperfect hierarchy that doesn’t allow for married priests and continues […]