The Pope as the highest figure of the Catholic faith, must be very sure of the Bible, or esle how can he lead the general laity like us?
Few hundred years ago, there was still prosecution of scientist by those head strong religious figure and the same thing too, happen to many religious person.
Now, even the Pope has declare that there is no conflict between Spirit and material.
Laity like us, what can we do? you say no conflict, no conflict lor! you are the leader and we just follow whatever you preach, this world belongs to you what!
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