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Jesus Fish

by | 20th, October 2004

‘IF you could ban one thing from Christmas, what would it be?

The parable of the fat tongue

Santa? Brussels sprouts? Cliff Richard? What about religion?

According to the Express’s front page (“CHRISTMAS BANNED IN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION”), a video promoting religious festivals has failed to mention Christmas or, for that matter, Easter.

Looking at the 55-minute teaching video called ‘Child’s Eye View of Festivals’ is to enter into a world where Jesus Christ never existed, let alone was born, died and rose again, as legend has it.

The privately-made film, produced by Katy Jones, a Bafta award-winning TV producer, and Linda Mort, a nursery teacher, is to be distributed to primary schools.

But not everyone is happy, and the Express solicits willing representatives of the holy triumvirate that is the Church of England, the Conservative Party and the Catholic Communication to say how appalled, upset and outraged they are.

But they are about to be further antagonised by the Mirror’s news that Jamie Oliver will be plugging the space vacated by Jesus Christ.

Jamie will not be turning Sainsbury’s own brand water into organic wine,

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