Even though the Onion isn’t my first or even second choice for finding interesting content related to Catholicism; this particular video says volumes about our faith (or lack thereof). This video not only applies to teens, but the Catholic population in general. Luke-warm Catholicism is widespread, even amongst those who attend weekly Mass! Remember Pauls words in Revelations? “I know thy works, that thou art neither cold, nor hot. I would thou wert cold, or hot. 16 But because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold, not hot, I will begin to vomit thee out of my mouth. 17 Because thou sayest: I am rich, and made wealthy, and have need of nothing: and knowest not, that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked.”
We need to be constantly reminded of this, so that we may not become complacent and give in to any manor of temptation. This video is especially appropriate during Advent, because we are to prepare the way for the Coming of the Lord.
The Onion video can be watched below. Also keep in mind that this video is a paraody, the Pope isn’t actually committing a heresy.