Early this morning, some Catholic men entered St. Maria in Traspontina, near the Vatican, grabbed several of the ugly wooden fertility statues folks have identified as the Andean fertility goddess and pan-amazonian Mother Earth icon Pachamama, and tossed them into the Tiber river.
We break down the story in the latest 1P5 Minute:
- Original Video – Throwing the Pachamama idols in the River Tiber part 2
- The Vatican’s Continuing Idolatry Problem (1P5)
Steve Skojec is the Founding Publisher and Executive Director of OnePeterFive.com. He received his BA in Communications and Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2001. His commentary has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, Crisis Magazine, EWTN, Huffington Post Live, The Fox News Channel, Foreign Policy, and the BBC. Steve and his wife Jamie have seven children.