Holy Water Confiscated

The Daily Telegraph reports Pilgrims to Lourdes have had their holy water confiscated by airport officials who feared that the bottles shaped like the Virgin Mary might contain terrorist bombs.

What I liked most about this story is that the Vatican has now got its own airline. This seems far more of a news story than the holy water scare. What next? Nuns for stewardesses?

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  • Anonymous

    I read in the article you linked that one passenger drank all of his holy water. Is that a bad/good thing to do?

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12373317560249811006 Fr. Dwight Longenecker

    Better than putting it down the drain

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04298493682961935337 Mrs Jackie Parkes MJ

    Most of my family are in Lourdes right now! They thankfully travelled by coach so should be bringing mr gallons of holy water back!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03814831624547392519 Jay Anderson

    A couple of years ago, I brought back some holy water from Walsingham. Looking back, I’m a little surprised I was allowed to carry it on the plane.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09819523933502820341 Terry Nelson

    “What next? Nuns for stewardesses?”I heard the “flight attendants” would be dressed in Catholic school-girl uniforms. LOL!