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By Diogenes (articles ) | Nov 17, 2004

Earthling Take Me To Your Leader

"Now apologize to His Eminence, Diogenes, and he will change you back!"

(with due credit to John Wilson of the Church Times)

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  • Posted by: - Nov. 20, 2004 8:06 AM ET USA

    Ann-Under ordinary circumstances one would suspect it was some sort of Franciscan blessing of animals. But, as the responses show, with AmPope Roger I, you can just never tell or be too exaggerated in your guesses.

  • Posted by: - Nov. 18, 2004 7:08 PM ET USA

    Maybe it's because I'm from Ireland, but I haven't a clue what the photo is MEANT to be. Can somebody enlighten me?

  • Posted by: Pseudodionysius - Nov. 18, 2004 1:56 PM ET USA

    Is that a bull steer or a cow? If cow, she's now a priest. "Our Mother, who art in heaven"

  • Posted by: Sterling - Nov. 18, 2004 6:58 AM ET USA

    "Quick as a flash, the lovely Europa was turned into a cow, and escaped his amorous attentions."

  • Posted by: snowbird - Nov. 18, 2004 5:36 AM ET USA

    Shades of the old Flash Gordon series! His Eminence is looking a tad like "Ming the Merciless" with the flying cope. Remember? Those of you over 60? Could that be Dr Zarkov at his side? Dale (Theda Barra) is at the far left of those on stage. Happier days - - -

  • Posted by: snowbird - Nov. 18, 2004 5:32 AM ET USA

    Shades of the old Flash Gordon series! His Eminence is looking a tad like "Ming the Merciless" with the flying cope. Remember? Those of you over 60? Could that be Dr Zarkov at his side? Dale (Theda Barra) is at the far left of those on stage. Happier days - - -

  • Posted by: - Nov. 18, 2004 12:03 AM ET USA

    Hey thanks for the "due credit" to Church Times! Very refreshing...and refreshingly creative, too. (Church Times, I mean.) Kelly <--------knew her subscription to CWN would pay off one day ;-)

  • Posted by: Sterling - Nov. 17, 2004 11:50 PM ET USA

    Isn't that photo actually from the myth where a young person turns into a cow to escape unwanted attentions?

  • Posted by: AveMaria580 - Nov. 17, 2004 9:17 PM ET USA

    Blessing of a cross-species marriage.

  • Posted by: - Nov. 17, 2004 8:08 PM ET USA

    My guess it's a steer (for those unfamiliar of distinctions among farm animals, it's bull that's been castrated). A bull would have gone after the lady with the waving red dress.

  • Posted by: Fr. William - Nov. 17, 2004 3:30 PM ET USA

    Diogenes, please let us know when Cardinal Mahony and his USCCB Liturgy Chair Bishop Trautman will attempt to impose these and their other adaptations of Wiccan ceremonies upon the USCCB and the entire US. Jesus, help us, have mercy on us all.

  • Posted by: - Nov. 17, 2004 3:08 PM ET USA

    Hmmm. Is it a cow or a bull? Probably the latter. Bull...Mahony... It fits! OK, I'm going to confession now...

  • Posted by: - Nov. 17, 2004 2:40 PM ET USA

    You may have to throw in a few steps of liturgical dance to convince him you're sincere...

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