Christianity’s week of magical thinking

As COVID-19 struck, the faithful were desperate to believe that God keeps you healthy.

started to wonder if they really believe that God will “bless” them with health (and wealth) because they’re so damn good. Like when a big gathering of faith healers was cancelled at the news of COVID-19 being so contagious. Or when a megachurch known for its many “miracle healings” called off trips to the hospital. Maybe the Pope really thought, when he prayed to that special crucifix that maybe stops plagues, that…