Wednesday, June 22, 2005

The Cardinal, The President & Sin!

Roman Catholic Cardinal in the Philippines, Jaime Sin, passed away yesterday, aged 76. Sin, part Chinese, was a prominent personality in the Philippines, mainly for his proactive political role in bringing down some unsavoury regimes of that country.

He had also help bring down the corrupt regime of flamboyant Filipino playboy and former actor, President Joseph Estrada, a notorious womaniser, boozer, gambler and party animal.

In the Catholic Church, believers would go to confessional by saying “Father, I have sinned …..”, whereas it was rumoured that when Estrada confessed to Cardinal Sin, he declared “Sin, I have fathered …..”

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