I Think God Got a Blackberry

Really busy today. Will try to get some good stuff up later. In the meantime…

No, I have not utilized this service:
Got a prayer or a problem for the new pope? Now you can e-mail him. Showing that Pope Benedict XVI intends to follow in the footsteps of John Paul II's multimedia ministry, the Vatican on Thursday modified its Web site so that users who click on an icon on the home page automatically activate an e-mail composer with his address.

In English, the address is benedictxvi@vatican.va. In Italian: benedettoxvi@vatican.va.
This, for some reason, reminds me of a funeral attended by a friend of my mom’s, at which was on display a large spray of flowers supporting in its center a pink, plastic princess phone, the handset off the hook. Above the phone was a banner that read in gold script: Jesus Called.

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