"I was born and raised Catholic... I have long maintained that one may be Catholic or not, but that 'Cafeteria Catholicism' is no Catholicism at all. ...I never much cared for the idiom 'more Catholic than the Pope.' Taken in the strict sense, the phrase seemed incoherent. Until 2013. Enter Pope Francis. It was not long after this that I began to hear (and have) questions to the effect of: 'The Pope said x… is that really what Catholics believe?' I began a more earnest search..."