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Pope Can't Fly With 'Holy' Water  
User currently offlineMadameConcorde From San Marino, joined Feb 2007, 10864 posts, RR: 38
Posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 2069 times:

I am not sure if this belongs here or in the Civil Aviation forum.

Vatican advises Pope against flying with 'holy' water

The Vatican has advised those accompanying Pope Benedict XVI to Lourdes next month not to put 'holy' water in their hand luggage or it may be confiscated.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...gainst-flying-with-holy-water.html


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User currently offlineLH526 From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 2347 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1969 times:
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well, bring them in 100ml bottles in a 1l wrapper and you're good to go!


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User currently offlineN867DA From United States of America, joined May 2008, 1001 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1960 times:

Well of course he can't. Those are the "rules" right?  Silly


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User currently offlineJetblueguy22 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 2741 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1946 times:
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Quoting N867DA (Reply 4):
Well of course he can't. Those are the "rules" right?  

That would be funny. Him going through security. "Sir what is this? Oh its just my Holy Water. You do know its illegal to bring any liquids into the terminal." Don't know about you but I would pay big bucks to see that.
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User currently offlineQXatFAT From Israel, joined Feb 2006, 2404 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1937 times:

For those who are Catholics maybe you can help me understand Holy Water. From what I have been told, the Pope can declare any water Holy Water right? Could he just not take it with him and get another bottle and declare it Holy Water?

Just thinking here and wondering.

Thanks



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User currently offlinePSA727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 974 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1929 times:

Wouldn't the pope and his entourage be going through a different security checkpoint
than ordinary airport passengers? I can't see him being put through normal airport
security operations, just as other heads of states don't.



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User currently offlineJetblueguy22 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 2741 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1886 times:
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Quoting QXatFAT (Reply 6):
From what I have been told, the Pope can declare any water Holy Water right? Could he just not take it with him and get another bottle and declare it Holy Water?

Just thinking here and wondering.

Thanks

He can declare any water Holy water. But he may also travel with chrism. Which is and oily type of liquid. That may be what they are talking about. It is often mixed up. But I also am not sure if he has a special kind of water.
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User currently offlineQXatFAT From Israel, joined Feb 2006, 2404 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1872 times:



Quoting Jetblueguy22 (Reply 8):

Thanks for filling me in on that information

QXatFAT



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User currently offlineSW733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6293 posts, RR: 9
Reply 8, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1837 times:

Just pick up some bottles of Dasani after security and bless them. Sounds like a plan, Stan.

User currently offlineAsuflyer05 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2371 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1728 times:



Quoting Jetblueguy22 (Reply 8):
He can declare any water Holy water. But he may also travel with chrism. Which is and oily type of liquid. That may be what they are talking about. It is often mixed up. But I also am not sure if he has a special kind of water.

You sound like a former altar boy.


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31660 posts, RR: 56
Reply 10, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1646 times:

Thats why the pope needs his own private Jet.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12090 posts, RR: 49
Reply 11, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1630 times:



Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 10):
Thats why the pope needs his own private Jet.
regds
MEL

Maybe all the money they had earmarked for that purchase when to pay the lawsuits for the priest abuse.



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User currently offlineSuper737 From UK - Northern Ireland, joined Feb 2008, 105 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1487 times:

tut tut tut luv2fly, opening a very big pandoras box for yourself! Whilst im not a very strict nor practicing christan the very few incidents do not represent the whole of the roman catholic church!


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User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12090 posts, RR: 49
Reply 13, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1475 times:



Quoting Super737 (Reply 12):
tut tut tut luv2fly, opening a very big pandoras box for yourself! Whilst im not a very strict nor practicing christan the very few incidents do not represent the whole of the roman catholic church!

Very few incidents you say, then why is it often referred to as WIDE SPREAD ABUSE!

No but hiding it, not talking about it and moving priest around all in the name of protecting the catholic church, now that is a big Pandora's box I would say.



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User currently offlineJetblueguy22 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 2741 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1392 times:
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Quoting Asuflyer05 (Reply 9):
You sound like a former altar boy.

Yeah right. I'm entering my 3rd year of Confirmation class. I guess I'm a pretty good student. The priest asked me to become one. I told him I would rather be a pilot Big grin.
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