Thursday, January 2, 2014

Church theologian: angels don't have wings

'Angelologist' says heavenly hosts are a 'bit like sunlight' 
Father Renzo Lavatori shot down the belief that angels look like Raphael's cute little cherubs.
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According to a Church theologian: while angels do exist, they do not have wings and are similar to shards of light.
"I think there is a re-discovery of angels in Christianity," Father Renzo Lavatori said during a conference in Rome last month.
"You do not see angels so much as feel their presence," the clergyman said Father Lavatori, adding: "They are a bit like sunlight that refracts on you through a crystal vase."
The word "angelos" came from the Mycenaean civilization in Greece more than 3,000 years ago; the word means "messenger" in ancient Greek.
Read the full article here.

1 comment:

  1. Yes, and when people died obits should not refer to them as "now angels in heaven" or the like, humans don't become angels. Often used for children & infants that died in Catholic obits. Learn your faith.


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