Why Social Conditions Matter to the Pope

August 27, 2015
By Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Rev. Jesse Jackson
Huffington Post

We Christians tend to focus on personal piety. When dealing with others, we become legalistic and concentrate on dos and the don’ts, mostly of other people. We delight in creating 11th commandments like, “thou shall not drink nor smoke” instead of treating each of these as a medical issue, which they are.