The following article, by Janet Hauter, was published by the on-line journal, Oh My God, a collaborative effort and brain-child of the late Robert Blair Kaiser and Bob Betterton of the reform group Accelerating Catholic Church Reform. Janet wrote this article with a starting point the fact the Pope Francis is a big soccer fan. You find her article not only fun reading, but right on in terms of the “soccer match” currently going on at the hierarchical levels of the Church as “Coach Papa Francesco” begins to score goals….Editor
By Janet Hauter, Oh My God on-line journal, January 1, 2016
VATICAN VICTORS VS BLUNDERING BISHOPS
A “World Cup” Take-off on the 2015 Synod in Rome for all
(for those who didn’t know the players)
The Vatican Victors (VV) vs. the Blundering Bishops (BB) anticipated rivalry has built a sense of drama that the World Cup has never seen! The crowds entering the stadium, dressed in team regalia, define their loyalties. Passions are high and the media is fueling it evermore interviewing the players, coaches and the crowd. World attention has glommed onto this Darwinian extravaganza and the betting community has gone wild. Odds appear to overwhelmingly favor the VVs because of their historic game strategy and focus lead by their team captain who surprises soccer fans religiously with victory.
VV Team Roster: