Pope Bozo

The scourge of clown masses has led inevitably down that slippery slope to ... a clown pope. The Trads are right. All is lost. Never mind the image of Francis embracing the disfigured man that has gone viral and inspired so many. This is what we need to worry about...

David Gibson is a national reporter for Religion News Service and author of The Coming Catholic Church (HarperOne) and The Rule of Benedict (HarperOne). He blogs at dotCommonweal.

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