There's this priest from my hometown, his name is Fr. Connaughton. A few years before I left Longford, there was a stir because he suddenly started driving around in a fancy new Toyota Celica sportscar, complete with DVD player (that was a big deal at the time). I now hear that since then he has purchased first a Mercedes Benz SLK Kompressor and, as of 2007, a brand new Mercedes Benz E-Class. I take it then that although this has been going on for years, the Catholic Church still hasn't done anything about it. Even a cursory glance at the Bible would be enough to show that this is hypocrisy at an amazing level. Fucking religion.
On a more speculative note, rumour has it that the reason he's able to afford these cars is that he frequently takes to visiting certain ladies in nursing homes before they die, at which point the lady's family discovers that her house has not been left to them or their children, but to Fr. Connaughton.
I'm currently really looking forward to seeing the film 300. It ties in well with my recent facination with Ancient Greek stuff, and specifically, Sparta.