Hello I found this in old email

Charles Butler chazzer3 at EROLS.COM
Mon Oct 21 01:43:45 UTC 2002

This note from the Web....truly odd.

The world is stranger than fiction....

Sept. 20, 2000 |

Each year in mid-September the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the feast of
the Exaltation of the Venerable Cross, which honors the fourth century
finding of the Lord's Cross and its recovery from Persian captivity in the
seventh century. Thanks to modern                  technology, this year's
Vatican festival was televised live to millions of viewers across Italy,
Spain and Latin America. Also thanks to modern technology, the broadcast of
20 cardinals
celebrating Mass and leading prayers was accidentally accompanied by the
soundtracks of hardcore-porn films.

According to news reports, Italian broadcasting company RAI  had intended to
send audio and video from the festival to its satellite, to be bounced to
Catholic audiences around the               world. But a satellite TV
company in Luxembourg managed to mix up the audio portions of the broadcasts
of the Vatican festival and the Fantasy Channel -- playing the soundtracks
"Stacey and the Hunt" and "Babes Illustrated" during the festival broadcast.
For two hours, millions of Roman Catholics watched video of cardinals
singing hymns and praying, set to the orgasmic moaning and caterwauling of
porn stars like Shyla Foxxx, Kaitlyn Ashley and Caressa Savage.

Conversely, male viewers of the Fantasy Channel, sitting on sofas with their
pants                          to their ankles, were treated to porn that
featured holy incantations.

 "The film soundtrack was transmitted, and it was really hardcore stuff,"
said Deric
Botham, managing editor of Television X, which produces the Fantasy Channel.
could not have been worse."

 Reaction from the Vatican was uncharacteristically subdued, considering its
views on pornography. "It sounded like a very unfortunate mistake," said a
for the Roman Catholic Church.

 Perhaps God does exist.

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