THIS makes George Carlin’s ‘Buddy Christ’ seem ‘traditionalist’

THIS makes George Carlin’s ‘Buddy Christ’ seem ‘traditionalist’

[“Truth is stranger than fiction”]

POSTED BY PERTINACIOUS PAPIST ON SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017

You all remember [AQ moderator Tom: I don’t, because I never saw the movie and never wish to] how George Carlin played a bishop in the movie Dogma and announced that the crucifix, though a time-honored symbol of our faith and highly recognizable, was being retired by Holy Mother Church as a wholly depressing image of our Lord crucified. Christ didn’t come to earth to “give us the willies,” says the bishop. He came “to help us out.” “He was a booster.” And with that take on our Lord, he introduces and unveils a new, more inspiring image of … ‘The Buddy Christ.’

And now, in the spirit of retrieving a Gospel for our time that will titillate and hopefully avoid boring us (like all those boring traditional — >yawn< -- liturgies and doctrines), here comes the prancing priest: Ecce homo!