Geraldine Bedell

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‘Pope Francis wants you to take your slanging match about who was supposed to have organised the dishwasher repair out of sight. Anyone who has had children will know this is pointless.’ Photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images

Pope Francis has been offering parenting advice and, sad to say, it is rubbish.

It would, perhaps, be more surprising if it were sensible. The Catholic church is an institution dominated by avowedly celibate men who are not meant to have children. Then there is its – how shall we put it? – distinctly patchy recent record of prioritising the needs of children, which you would think might disqualify it from opining about anything much.

Still, the pope is the pope and a lot of people take him seriously – and what he has said is that it’s fine to have a blazing row with your partner, just not in front of the children.…  Seguir leyendo »