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In this episode, Rev Karla responds to the pope saying that people who choose to have pets over having children are selfish. She discusses the many reasons why people are choosing not to have children and how this isn't the first time the church has used insults to guilt people into behaving how they want. You can read more on this topic from Rev Karla in her blog post.
More resources for this episode include: World's richest people now own 11% of global wealth, These two charts show how much minimum wage workers have fallen behind, Minimum wage would be $26 an hour if it had grown in line with productivity, Tesla cuts pay and furloughs workers, Why truck driver salaries have fallen as much as 50% since the 1970's, Elon Must laments the declining birth rate, Growing share of childless adults in U.S. don't expect to ever have children, World Inequality Report, Confidence in Pope Francis down sharply in U.S., Americans continue to have favorable views of Pope Francis, U.S. church membership falls below majority for first time, Pope Francis expresses sorrow but no apology for indigenous school deaths in Canada, Canadian Catholic bishops apologize for residential schools, Survivors braced as search begins at Canada's oldest residential school, Why it's difficult to put a number on how many children died at residential schools, TIME's 100 most influential people of 2021, World's 30 most powerful men, Vatican statistics show continued growth in number of Catholics worldwide, In U.S., decline of Christianity continues at rapid pace, Pope Francis put a woman in a top Vatican role, Seven quotes that make Pope Francis complicated for LGBTQ people, Pope Francis says priests cannot bless same-sex unions, How the 21st century economy convinced millennial women that having kids isn't worth it