Not too many years ago Arab governments financed the construction of Europe's largest mosque located in the City of Rome. Some of us have been there. It's huge. But why Rome?
And yesterday two young Mormon missioners on the train announced some good news. They shared that they just heard that their prophet in Salt Lake City, with an oracle from heaven, has just announced that God wants an actual Mormon "temple" to be constructed in Rome, soon.
Today there is the latitudinarian voice that says this is okay.
Guys, we need more Catholics. Have babies and make converts. We have lost a lot of ground and even in the Holy City of Rome we are losing ground and this will help to choke us out.
So many condescensions and compliances have been admitted and received in recent years. The purity of faith has suffered. But we can do something about this.
The singular answer to the world's problems and to the problems in the Church is this: catechesis. Catechesis is the answer. Ignorance is the enemy. Teach!