"A [preacher] who does not love art, poetry, music and nature can be dangerous. Blindness and deafness toward the beautiful are not incidental; they necessarily are reflected in his theology." —Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
So what's the alternative? A senator who supports federal funding for the destruction of embryos? A long-shot third-party candidate?I've already heard several thoughtful Catholics say that, with the choices we have this year, they are seriously considering not voting for a presidential candidate. Part of me is inclined to agree (the other part wants me to close my eyes and play "Eeny-Meeny-Miney_Mo").