What really bothers me is his idea that the Church has a monopoly on truth. To me, that's one of the most sinister aspects of the totalitarian mind set. All the garbage about moral relativism and blah de blah is just a way of saying "leave the thinking to us."
We shall see, I suppose. Maybe we will wind up greatful that we "have a friend like Ben"(edict XVI).
Ben, the two of us need look no moreOddly enough, Michael Jackson's friend in that song is a rat.
We both found what we were looking for
With a friend to call my own
I’ll never be alone
And you my friend will see
You’ve got a friend in me
(you’ve got a friend in me)