Religion: No More Donkeys

This morning at Mass I saw a pink donkey with green ears, standing on its head. I hasten to add that it was on one of those lively scarves worn by young ladies. In other moments of distraction I have observed . . . Mahjong players, Hawaiian dancing girls, Sheiks and camels, not to mention film stars and dogs. I would suggest that the Spanish mantilla might be more seemly and beautiful . . ."

So, three months ago, wrote a miffed male reader of Britain's Roman Catholic weekly, the Tablet. The Tablet printed a...

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