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I’m with the Pope on Pets

Pope and dogI get that there are two sides to the controversy surrounding Pope Francis’ comments about pets in heaven, among them ‘Can animals choose right from wrong (do they have souls)’ and ‘If animals have souls, can we eat them?’ To me, it’s talking apples and oranges: one side is arguing for heaven as a theological structure and the other for heaven as a paradise structure. If there was such a thing as ex cathedra Victoria (from the chair of Victoria) I would settle the argument by saying, “Yes! Pets indeed go to heaven.” Here’s why. Continue reading I’m with the Pope on Pets