A middle-aged husband, father, bibliophile and history enthusiast commenting to no one in particular.
This is the Vatican's 2020 nativity scene.
Yes, it was crafted in the 1970s.
U.G.L.Y. - You ain't got not alibi, you ugly!
B16 preached the Theology of Beauty. Frankenpope preaches the Theology of Ugly. Give the devil his due, --he's damn good at it.
Be reasonably civil. Ire alloyed with reason is fine. But slagging the host gets you the banhammer.
A thorough critique of a book by one of the more visible of America's soi disant experts and adjunct intellectuals, Tom Nichols. A lec...