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Here’s a Shocker

By on 2.1.08 | 7:58AM

The Washington Post reports today about how most churches are canceling or foregoing big Super Bowl parties because they don't have "expressed written consent" from the NFL to show the game on a big screen. This is a bummer for a lot of churches since they liked to use the opportunity to attract visitors, which they believe can do so like no other special event, as reporter Jacqueline Salmon clumsily notes:

In a testimony to the drawing power of the Super Bowl, churches do not use the Academy Awards or other high-rated televised events to evangelize.

Really? I wonder why that would be?

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