Rudis Muiznieks offers his own take on Wafergate:
(via Cectic) [tags]atheist, atheism, Catholic, communion, wafer, transubstantiation[/tags]
Wow, that was really bad.
I had a similar convedrsation with my father this weekend.
My dad is a born-again christian and, while not catholic, thought the “stealing” of the eucharist was sacrilegious.
I told him that it was only a piece of bread, but he insisted that because it was a religious item its desecration is sacrilegious.
I agreed but said why care so much it is still bread. I went on to say that this was no different the when the muslims had a fit about the illustration of Mohammed. Of course, Dad disagreed with this.
Sacrilege means very little to an atheist.