The Emperor and Empress kneel on the bare railway tracks.
A friend sent me this photo yesterday. October 3 just happens to be the tenth anniversary of the beatification of Blessed Charles of Austria.
Upon seeing the photo I immediately thought of the following story I had seen on Fr. Z's blog:
I received this text message yesterday (Sunday) from a young man who is a member of “Juventutem” and had to go to Seattle for work. When he went to mass there, this is what happened:
“In the Seattle Cathedral I was just denied communion kneeling and made a scene of. He eventually, after a minute standoff scoffed, said I ought to learn obedience, and then threw the Sacred Host sideways into my mouth.” - Fr. Z
Punished for kneeling. Imagine.