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IChing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-24-07 09:04 PM
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Mormon church objects to java-drinking angel
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TAYLORSVILLE, Utah - For a coffee shop, t-shirts of an Mormon angel with java flowing into his trumpet are selling well. But they dont have the blessing of religious leaders.

The shirts have upset the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Not only is Moroni a revered figure Mormons believe he appeared to church founder Joseph Smith but LDS members are discouraged from drinking coffee.>>>snip


The church informed Beazer that the angels image is a registered trademark.

If they provide proof, were going to comply, Beazer said. We dont want to break any laws or anything.

>>>>>snip

Read more: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/17766725 /



Sometimes you just need to read this kind of news.
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  -Mormon church objects to java-drinking angel IChing  Mar-24-07 09:04 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-24-07 09:09 PM   #1 
  - Jeeeeeeeeesus!!! A Patented Figure of the Holy Roman Universal Church, then!!!  MADem   Mar-24-07 09:16 PM   #7 
     - Organized religon is about power, and that means money. Lots or money.  reprobate   Mar-24-07 10:30 PM   #21 
  - How does one  Mz Pip   Mar-24-07 09:10 PM   #2 
  - I recommend reading "The Book of Mormon". Preferably while high.  WindRavenX   Mar-24-07 09:11 PM   #3 
  - There's Gabriel, but Moroni?  mitchtv   Mar-24-07 09:16 PM   #8 
  - Oops, I forgot Gabriel  Mz Pip   Mar-24-07 09:25 PM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-24-07 10:13 PM   #17 
     - Most of the Mormons I have met have been pretty nice people.  Liberal Veteran   Mar-24-07 10:27 PM   #20 
        - That is true. The religion encompasses a whole lifestyle; very family oriented, clean living...  Hekate   Mar-25-07 12:03 AM   #25 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-25-07 12:40 AM   #27 
  - Gabriel, Michael, Uriel, and another whose name I've temporarily forgotten...  1monster   Mar-24-07 09:50 PM   #15 
  - Raphael. n/t  Bear down under   Mar-24-07 09:54 PM   #16 
     - Gracias! I was thinking Raphael, but my kid keeps talking about  1monster   Mar-24-07 10:21 PM   #18 
  - moroni is only a mormon angel  fishwax   Mar-25-07 03:26 AM   #32 
  - Kool! I'm going to beat the rush and trademark my very own sky person! nt  VegasWolf   Mar-24-07 09:11 PM   #4 
  - So uh, does Moroni get paid for LDS using his likeness?  Solly Mack   Mar-24-07 09:14 PM   #5 
  - I think it's a FICTIONAL character, like Mickey Mouse, see?  MADem   Mar-24-07 09:18 PM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-24-07 09:15 PM   #6 
  - religion is so damned silly  youngdem   Mar-24-07 09:29 PM   #11 
  - Interesting  Lithos   Mar-24-07 09:30 PM   #12 
  - I found the t-shirt  IChing   Mar-24-07 09:32 PM   #13 
     - I feel wicked for laughing out loud. My mom would've bought one in a heartbeat!  Hekate   Mar-24-07 10:24 PM   #19 
     - LOL..good for her.  IChing   Mar-24-07 10:40 PM   #22 
     - THAT is offensive????  HuffleClaw   Mar-25-07 01:39 AM   #30 
     - sacred symbol to mormons doing something which is wicked for mormons  daveskilt   Mar-29-07 09:27 PM   #36 
     - Aha! That's what it's about.  Bear down under   Mar-25-07 07:53 AM   #34 
     - as a mormon, BYU alum, former missionary, seminary teacher etc  daveskilt   Mar-29-07 07:06 PM   #35 
  - Not just coffee. Tea was forbidden to at least the early followers of  1monster   Mar-24-07 09:48 PM   #14 
  - still are  WindRavenX   Mar-24-07 10:49 PM   #23 
  - None? And they stay alive? Must be why Mormonism is not very popular in the South...  nealmhughes   Mar-24-07 11:02 PM   #24 
  - Actually it was not a no no - Joseph Smith drank and owned a bar  FreeState   Apr-29-08 12:07 AM   #37 
  - Romney really needs to make a stand on this issue of  IChing   Mar-25-07 12:13 AM   #26 
  - O.K., that does it...!  regnaD kciN   Mar-25-07 12:52 AM   #28 
  - i can't see that succeeding  HuffleClaw   Mar-25-07 01:38 AM   #29 
  - Why, High Priestess Ayn Rand will let you own anything!  Joe Bacon   Mar-25-07 03:24 AM   #31 
  - OMG Anybody see the play CONFESSIONS OF A MORMON BOY?  K8-EEE   Mar-25-07 03:58 AM   #33 
 

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