Catholics filled Westminster Cathedral on Saturday to venerate the relics of St Anthony of Padua.
A British woman hold hands with a golden statues, and pray before a piece of rotten human flesh.
The arrival of the saint’s relics, which comprised a small piece of petrified flesh and a layer of skin from the saint’s cheek, was part of a UK tour marking the 750th anniversary of the discovery of St Anthony’s incorrupt tongue.
Following their visit to Westminster Cathedral, the relics’ tour concluded at St Peter’s Italian Church in Clerkenwell.
Bowing in religious worship before a statue of gold and a piece of flesh.
Roman Catholics in Stri Lanka carrying the rotten tongue on their shoulders.
It is estimated that the relics have attracted 250,000 people across the UK during their tour.
Source: Catholic Herald
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“Worse yet, let every true believer be on guard for idols in our own lives.”
Yes, for sure,…we can’t leave that out. Christians tend to mistake idols as being those “venerated” and/or worshiped by other cultures or religions, but idols in our own lives can be anything the flesh won’t give up or crucify, in obedience to the Lord Jesus. That can cover a lot of territory,
This reminds me of looking through a coworkers pictures from a business trip to India. Their is very little difference between looking at these pictures and hindus worshipping idols. Worse yet, let every true believer be on guard for idols in our own lives.
Thank the Lord God and His Son the Lord Jesus Christ for that faithful remnant who don’t deny the Lord Jesus and His word of Truth contained in Holy Scripture, the bible.