Guide us to thy perfect light

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Dec 30, 2004

As we approach the feast of the Epiphany, here's a reassuring statement from the Archbishop of Galveston-Houston*:

While there are reasons for doubting the literal historicity of the Magi in the Christmas story, it is difficult to support with evidence that there were no Magi who visited the Child. 

In short, you can't prove that the Gospel narrative about the three kings is a fairy tale.

(*- About 10 days after he released this statement, then-Bishop Fiorenza was raised by the Holy See to the rank of Archbishop.)

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