RELIGION The Critic At Large … (No. 20)

Posted by on 10. Mai 2011

Madonna of Fatima

She has a bullet in her crown ...

The catholic business with the so called „Holy Relics“ is ridiculous. The wise prophet Mohammed knew very well why he didn’t allow such nonsense. The latest idiocy happened around te Polish Pope John Paul II.: When the Turkish assailant Ali Agca tried to kill him on May 13, 1981 with three bullets in front of St. Peter in Rome, the pope hardly survived. But since the shooting happened on the day of the appearance of St. Mary in Fatima (Portugal), John Paul II. believed he had to thank her for his rescue, went to Fatima to tell her personally – and had one of the three bullets (the one which almost kiled him) integrated into her crown! Well, hystery is sometimes the strongest fuel of the faith of the simple …

 

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