Dante’s Inferno, Canto 19: corruption

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Who buys church offices?

People who see an investment

Not good-deed doers

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NOTE: Do we want a Pope who has bought his way to be Pope? No. Such a person would use his power to do corrupt deeds such as advance his own family at the expense of the people he ought to be serving.

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https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2017/01/18/dantes-inferno-canto-19-retelling-the-simonists/

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