“We Catholics are the schmucks.” (Why do we tolerate this stuff?)

The devil is in the footnotes.

Well, not quite the devil, and not only in this footnote. I mean a footnote to the New American Bible, the translation endorsed by the American Catholic bishops and the only one offered on the website of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).  (It is also the English Bible offered on the Vatican website.)

These footnotes often infuriate me.

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