They might say "Good, good, now you see that the real world is so full of problems, not even the most wizened of "clerics" can fix them.<quoted text>
If you went to church and said you had spent a lot of time reading about evolution by reading Dawkins, Ernst Mayr, and Gould would your church leaders say "Good. It is important to learn about these things so we can discuss them rationally." Or would they discourage you from ever doing it again?
Or perhaps you read some books on the history of religion, or listened to a Teaching Company lecture series on the history of Christianity in the USA. Would they appreciate this or would they ask you to stop doing it?
Probably why the Pope is getting out. Eighty five years old, run Pope run-enjoy some time on left on Earth in PEACE.