The Bishop had been lecturing a group of priests on their duties as religious leaders. Wanting to know if they had grasped the full significance of his teaching, he asked one of them:

"Now the, Bishop D'Silva, why should a priest be ready to sacrifice himself for the sake of Christianity?"

D'Silva scratched his head for a while and then smiled: "You are quite right, sir! Why should he?"

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