Wanted: Tribal Chiefs
An edgy poster showing a somber Catholic priest in full black cassock and sunglasses posed like "The Matrix" star Keanu Reeves is proving so popular that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has snapped up 5,000 of them.Yeah, it sure is edgy -- it scares the bejesus outta me. The church needs priests, not dungeons and dragons masters. All style, no substance. Tell me something I don't know.
They'll be distributed starting Monday to the thousands of young people attending World Youth Day in Cologne, Germany, not only as guests of Pope Benedict XVI, but as targets for some gentle recruiting.