Hillary's Ignorance of Catholicism Gets Her in a Sticky Situation

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Everyone knows the Democrats are all godless heathens, right? But it doesn't help matters when Hillary Clinton just proves the stereotype by asking a question that reveals her deep ignorance of Catholicism.

Clinton flubbed up last week during a diplomatic trip to Mexico City. While visiting the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, she stood and studied the most famous Catholic image of the Virgin Mary. She turned to Msgr. Diego Monroy and asked "who painted it?"

"God!" was the reply.

According to the church, the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe was miraculously imprinted on the cloak of St. Juan Diego in 1531. The cloak remains one of the most revered artifacts in Catholicism, and believers point to its lack of degredation over time as a sign of its miraculous history.

The Catholic News Agency, in a story that barely concealed a deep sense of schaudenfraude, pointed out that Clinton, upon exiting the basilica, remarked "You have a marvelous virgin!"

According to Wikipedia, Clinton belongs to the United Methodist Church, and often participated in the Senate Prayer Breakfast while she was a senator.

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