Pope Francis says put down your smartphone for five goddamn minutes and please join your family at the dinner table. No, he doesn’t care that Quantico is on and it’s leftover meatloaf, anyway.
“A family that almost never eats together, or that never speaks at the table but looks at the television or the smartphone, is hardly a family,” the Pope said Nov. 11.
“When children at the table are attached to the computer or the phone and don’t listen to each other, this is not a family, this is a pensioner!”
“Sitting at table for the family dinner, sharing our meal and the experiences of our day, is a fundamental image of togetherness and solidarity,” he added.
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