I wonder if it might be a good idea for Governor Martinez to let folks know which state provided services that are funded with federal money might shut down with the federal government in a couple of days. If there are not any, it would be good to know too. Or is she afraid to state the obvious, that her party's brinkmanship could actually make her job more difficult?
This ban on living together means that just about 75% of all people in the dioceses will surely suffer in hell. There are very few people we know who did not live together before they married. It makes a lot of sense to be sure you can really be compatible before having kids. And the church wonders why its chapels are nearly empty on Sundays.
At least the Borgias lived in the real world. As do most people today.
"Religion is a major weapon in the war against reality."....unknown