You can’t make this stuff up…
Memorial Service for a Glacier:
Swiss Novus Ordos Mourn Melting Ice
In Switzerland, Novus Ordo believers (incorrectly named “Catholics”) are getting ready to attend a memorial for a good friend: their beloved Pizol glacier in the canton of St. Gallen.
A report at the official news and media web site of the Swiss branch of the Vatican II religion explains:
There will be a memorial service on September 22 for the Pizol glacier. Participants are asked to come dressed in mourning. The event is organized by the Fastenopfer Catholic relief agency, among others.
The memorial will consist of three parts: …Eric Petrini, parochial counselor in Mels, will accompany the ceremony “from a spiritual angle”.