Ronald Hart is a syndicated op-ed humorist, award-wining author and TV/radio commentator. His columns are carried in over forty newspapers and online publications including USA Today, Forbes, The Daily Caller, Orange County Register, Dallas News and Panama City News Herald.
Ron's latest column...
Pope opens up on marriage, divorce
After directing the focus of the Catholic Church away from gay marriage, and saying even atheists who do good deeds can go to heaven, Pope Francis has now decided to lighten up on divorce. He granted more leeway for clergy to give Holy Communion to divorced people. This is evidence that the Catholic Church, under a liberal pope, is wrestling internally to evolve its moral teachings.
Full disclosure: My wife is very Catholic (I think she is a Shiite Catholic), which makes me either biased or objective. I'm truly not sure which. And, in further disclosure, I lean toward taking my annual Communion at Rosemary Beach Church or the Buckhead Episcopal churches because they offer extensive wine lists. No one can better pair the right wines with Kashi Grain sea salt crackers than an Episcopal priest.
Divorce can be good for Christian kids who want to celebrate two Christmases every year. But the Catholic Church has historically taken a firm stand against it, doing all it can...full column text
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