Catholic trads who are racist shitbags)are losing their shit because the Vatican has displayed an andean/amazon goddess, the Pachamama. The Pachamama could be considered similar to a Marian figure. This is a neat little overview that also includes some badass art! However, the catholic trads are UPSET AND OUTRAGED THAT THE POPE WOULD ALLOW AND VENERATE SUCH A BEING because it encourages idolatry. Someone even stole the statues and threw it into a river. ANYWAY, this outrage is incredibly stupid for the reasons I will outline below.
3. OH MY GOD YOU MEAN A PREGNANT WOMAN REPRESENTING FERTILITY AND DIVINITY AND THE HOLY EARTH AND ALL THAT FUCKING PAGAN CLICHE STUFF IS NOT LIMITED TO OUR MOTHER MARY – A LITERAL REINCARNATION OF SEVERAL VERSIONS OF DIVINE FEMININITY FOUND THROUGHOUT CULTURES RANGING ACROSS THE GLOBE