One of the more striking things I’ve come across reading Pascendi Dominici Gregis is the tone. Pope St. Pius X writes many words, and he minces not a one of them.
But we have not yet come to the end of their philosophy, or, to speak more accurately, their folly. (par. 8)
By most measures, that is a sick burn!
Blind that they are, and leaders of the blind, inflated with a boastful science, they have reached that pitch of folly where they pervert the eternal concept of truth and the true nature of the religious sentiment; (par.