ST. ELVIS 

ST. ELVIS

One of America s leading oncologists was chastised recently for allegedly loaning out blood samples from a deceased cardinal for sick Roman Catholics to pray over. Lawrence Cunningham, a professor of theology at Notre Dame, claimed that this action violates no religious rules. Hinting that this bones-of-the-saints approach to healing might be a bit outmoded, he was quoted as saying, You see vague instances of [this] type of veneration in modern times. As an example he pointed out pilgrimages to Graceland.

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