Thursday, August 23, 2012

How to address the Clergy

Three mothers were talking about their grown up sons who have joined the religious order of the Catholic Church.

The first mother said, "My son is a Priest. When he walks into a room, the people addressed him as Your Reverend". The second said proudly, "My son is a Bishop. The people addressed him as Your Excellency". The third boasted, "My son is a Cardinal. He is addressed as Your Eminence"

Overhearing them, the fourth mother said, "My son did not graduate from a religious school. He worked as a lumberman. But he is 7 feet  tall and weighs 300 kg. When he enters into a room, the people grasped, "Oh, my God.


yujuan said...

Jokes on religion is sensitive.
Being mainstream Christians, dun like our Faith to be made the butt of jokes.

Tan Kin Lian said...

This joke is clearly not disrespectful to the religion. We need to be tolerant and to be able to laugh at humor. We should not be too sensitive ... otherwise life is so boring.

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