In the news today was the story of a 780-year-old treasure honoring St. Anthony of Padua that was stolen from a Southern California Catholic church. The relic, which is normally kept under lock and key, was brought out by the Rev. Jose Magana because "he thought it might help his parishioners regain their faith during the difficult economic climate." This story tickles my funny bone for various reason: First is the fact that a Reverend thought he could ...
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