Concerning Chocolate Crosses


I forgot to post it yesterday, but I have a piece appearing at Aleteia. Yesterday it was the top story: Do Chocolate Crosses Cross a Line Into Irreverence?

While searching for allergen-free Easter basket goodies, I stumbled across an old article arguing that chocolate crosses cross the line. Where I had been thrilled to find not only dairy-free bunnies and corn-free jelly beans but also dark chocolate crosses that my child could eat, apparently some Christians find them disturbing and even blasphemous. It seems to me that they’d forgotten how to see those treats with the eyes of a child.

– Read the rest at: Aleteia

2 Responses to Concerning Chocolate Crosses

  1. Kimberlee March 14, 2016 at 12:58 am #

    You wrote a fine piece, though I find it a bit strange that it was necessary. I truly cannot see how a symbol of our Faith can be offensive, especially as food.
    We are Catholics. We are quite accustomed to eating that which we reverence.

  2. Enbrethiliel (@Enbrethiliel) March 17, 2016 at 10:46 am #


    What are they going to go after next: hot cross buns?

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