Moscow, Russia, Jan 20, 2010 / 12:11 am (CNA).- The Gospels, four icons, crosses and a relic of the True Cross have been taken aboard the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS), a Russian cosmonaut has reported. A photo taken by the station crew shows an icon and a crucifix floating in zero gravity in the ISS.
Jesus Christ be praised, Forever!
In order to get me on that orbiting hulk of terror and desolation, I’d need the Gospels, Apocrypha, Pauline Letters, at least 8 icons, 4 crosses (Western, Byzantine, Celtic, and Coptic), a relic of the True Cross and a leg from a chair built by Jesus as a young carpenter, a spacesuit insulated with holy water, a signed letter from the Pope, a fistful of rosaries, a shrine to St. Jude (can you light candles in space?)…
I take it that orbiting hulks of terror and desolation are not your cup of tea.