Homeless hungry for humanity

By: Sara Ringenbach ~Staff Writer~ The Pope’s recent decision to dine with the homeless instead of the American political elite has fathered a massive wave of popular support. However, supporting this decision is easy. Theoretical homeless people don’t smack you in the face with the harsh realities of destitution. They aren’t covered with the raw, unsettling smell of suffering that challenges the limits of altruism. We treat theoretical homeless people much better than their real counterparts. My good friend told me about his extent of involvement with the homeless. One afternoon in Cleveland, a homeless woman asked him for spare … Continue reading Homeless hungry for humanity