Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Truth Is Stranger #47: "Thou Shalt Cool The Road Rage"

From BeliefNet. Odd but cool (IMHO).

VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican, taking a detour from its usual pronouncements on faith and morals, on Tuesday (June 19) issued a set of "Drivers' `Ten Commandments"' in an effort to promote greater traffic safety.

The commandments were part of a document, "Guidelines for the Pastoral Care of the Road," published by the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People.

Noting that some 35 million people were killed in traffic accidents over the course of the 20th century -- often due to "downright stupid and arrogant behavior by drivers or pedestrians" -- the document proclaims the need for a "road ethics" based on "theological, ethical, legal and technological principles."

According to the guidelines, driving is a matter of virtue....

NYC Catholics are such toast.

1 comment:

deanna said...

The people in really big trouble are people who live in South Florida.