Cracks in the Foundation
A post from The Curt Jester, entitled April Fool’s for Anglicans, followed by my comment:
|Concerned churchgoers have been flooding the Christ Church Cathedral with "upset and angry" phone calls after an April Fool's Day joke claimed the landmark building was going to be demolished.|
The article, which said bulldozers would move in this week after huge cracks in the foundations were found, was published in Sunday's edition of the Star's Community News.
In fact the Cathedral is undergoing a $1.2 million upgrade and its future is secure.
The Dean of the Cathedral, the Very Rev Peter Beck, said the phones had been "running hot" since the article went to print.
"Clearly some people were really upset and angry and we did our best to reassure them," he said. "From our point of view, we knew nothing about it so we were innocent victims of this scam."
I can't blame them for falling for this plank. If your (sic) an Anglican you have to have a pretty low threshold about what is not believable anymore.
It will take a lot more than a contractor to fix the crack in OUR foundation, especially since the Anglican "Church's One Foundation" has been replaced with sand, poured by a bunch of bishops who seem to smoke crack.