Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Chief Sitting Bull's Crucifix

A commenter informs us of its existence in Mark Shea's linking to Mark Armstrong's article — Was Sitting Bull a Catholic? Also pondered, "Did he convert William 'Buffalo Bill' Cody?" Of course, fellow Lakota Nicholas Black Elk was not only a Catholic but a catechist, "seeing no contradiction in embracing what he found valid in both his tribal traditions concerning Wakan Tanka and those of Christianity."

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Omnes Sancti et Sanctæ Coreæ, orate pro nobis.