Holy Sh1t! No more Holy Water?

July 15, 2009 at 7:46 pm 1 comment

Finally some common sense!  God may exist, and the blessing may be real, but the transmission of disease is also very real, and most of the time the blessing will not exterminate the disease… I guess that’s the way God wants it to be.

Religion and science may butt heads over issues like stem cell research and genetically engineered crops, but there’s one thing they agree on: how swine flu spreads.

Holy water can pass on more than just a priest’s blessing—it can also transmit the swine flu virus, a British bishop says. That’s because churchgoers dip their fingers into one container of liquid, then touch their nose or eyes, thereby giving the virus a free ticket into their body.

For this reason, the bishop is urging priests in Essex, UK, to remove holy water from their churches to prevent cases of the flu.

via A Bishop Calls for Holy Water Ban to Stop Swine Flu Spread | Discoblog | Discover Magazine.

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  • 1. Aciclovir  |  July 18, 2009 at 6:58 am

    I am delighted with your blog, much to learn!
    Thanks

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