Originally Posted by ethelzguy
This is striking to me as well.
There seems to be a critic at every corner, when the Pope is out in a public setting........whether it be New York, or WYD.
While watching EWTN last night, as he sat in his chair, I could not help but almost pity him (in a good way) for the burden he bears........not only the weight of leading God's Church on Earth on his shoulders......but the bevy of critics that are always ready to pounce on any little thing that they disagree with, like whether native dance should be allowed at an event that he attends.
I feel the same way. Too much criticizing, and completely missing the message in many cases.