Originally Posted by judasfeast
People have their own moral compass, its their choice. A moral authority is not needed, its just another form of dictatorship. The Catholic church itself is plagued by priests who sexually abuse children, so the moral authority is argument is flawed! Also reciting the rosary is also useless!
religion is not the answer.
However, many people are incapable of following their own moral compass so they look to religion, which, as you say, within the Catholic Church is flawed NOT ONLY BECAUSE IT IS RIDDEN WITH PEDOPHILE PRIESTS; THAT'S JUST ONE REASON AND, BTW, I COULDN'T CARE ANY LESS WHAT THE POPE HAS TO SAY.