Notebook: Dec. 27, 1999

RECAP '99 THE YEAR IN ELEPHANTS AND GOD'S PEOPLE

God's People

Pope's visit to Mexico is sponsored by Frito-Lay, which issues chip packets with J.P.II's head

Playwright Terence McNally gets death threats over gay Jesus in Corpus Christi

Kevin Smith's movie Dogma opens to Catholic protest

Elephants

International ban on ivory trade is lifted

The USDA charges Beatty-Cole circus with elephant abuse

Thai elephant steps on land mine; survives, gets artificial foot

[Both]

Exhibition with painting of Virgin Mary decorated with elephant dung causes uproar

G.O.P. candidates Bush, Bauer, Keyes invoke Jesus in a campaign debate

RECAP '99 THE YEAR...

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