Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Absurdity #15- Denominations Create Big Stink!

absurd-ridiculously unreasonable, unsound, or incongruous

Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre has a conflict- continued petty territorial fighting among the six Christian denominations that share management of the church, which is home to some of Christianity's holiest sites, including that of Christ's Resurrection.

As Easter approached this year, three of the groups that control one 10-stall restroom could not agree how to divide responsibility for repairing it, leading to a pervasive stench in the building.

Furthermore, the path of the outflow sewage pipe (which needed enlarging) passes under property of a fourth denomination, which has resisted helping unless it is granted control of one of the 10 stalls.

What was this about Jesus declaring we should be one? The world laughs at our disunity and infighting!

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