Well, religion has been passed down through the years by stories people tell around the campfire. Stories about God, stories about love. Stories about good spirits and evil spirits.
I think the real problem for American religion are those minority of fundamentalists who try to identify political policies with religion.
Is the patience of the American people that long suffering? Is there no outrage left in the country?
I have terrible handwriting. I now say it's a learning disability... but a nun who was a very troubled woman hit me over the fingers with a ruler because my writing was so bad.
Priest organizations around the country, both local and national, should realize that their membership has a serious image problem and undertake programs to improve it.