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Oddities News Archive - December 22, 2005

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading United States Catholic magazine has apologized to readers after printing an advertisement for a statue of the Virgin Mary covered by a condom, which the Vatican opposes as a form of contraception.

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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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