Monday, January 23, 2006

Superficial Condoms in Colombia

Got your attention with that title!

Priest calls proposal mandating citizens to carry condom superficial

BOGOTA, Colombia (CNS) -- A Tulua city councilman's proposal to require all citizens age 14 and older to carry a condom "seems a little superficial," said a local parish priest. Father Roberto Sarmiento of St. Bartholomew Church in Tulua, a university city with a population of about 200,000, said carrying condoms would make little difference without a change in mentality. Read more here.

...because we all know how effective condoms are, especially ones that are exposed to prolonged heat by being carried around by a 14 year old. You might as well carry around a roll of rice paper. Same effect.

The priest is partially right for saying it "seems a little superficial." It seems a whole lot superficial. Like putting duct tape on a door ding to make it look better.