Now that Cardinal Farrell* has explained it to those of us who are slow on the uptake, we can see clearly why Jesus’s views on so many things which are currently controverted can be ignored with equanimity. It was lack of relevant experience, don’t you see?
He cannot be trusted on the sanctity of marriage simply because he was not married. We can ignore his (and Paul’s) attitude to homosexuality because (so far as we know) they were not gay.
And both their opinions about the World Cup can be discounted for the simple reason they had never played professional football.
Once you see it, it makes absolute sense.
*Cardinal Kevin Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, said that ‘priests are not the best people to train others for marriage…they have no credibility; they have never lived the experience.’