CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: Check out the following hypocrisy by Blog for Iowa... Liberals love to hate religion, trying to discredit and/or cry foul with it at every turn. But gosh, when the iconic Pope happens to share their ignorant belief on human-caused global warming, well gee-whiz, the Pope and religion is all of a sudden credible!
As the spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Catholics and the first to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress, Pope Francis’s recent visit drew large enthusiastic crowds in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia. In Washington, he devoted more of his address to climate change than any other topic.
While the Pope also addressed issues like poverty and immigration, Church teachings on opposing abortion, contraception, and same sex marriage received only fleeting mention. And his doctrinal orthodoxy extended to women when he clearly rejected the notion of female priests.