SEX AND RELIGION
‘Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.’ Mae West
‘I trained to be a priest – started to. I went to seminary school when
I was 11.1 wanted to be a priest, but when they told me 1 could
never have sex, not even on my birthday, I changed my mind.’
Johnny Vegas, comedian
with the highest number of sexual conquests. ftPilgrims visiting the Sanctuary of Fatima in Portugal were given free maps of the shrine, featuring the image of the Virgin Mary, but when they turned them over, they were shocked to find sex toys and aphrodisiacs advertised on the other side.
ft A popular Californian Christian radio station surprised its listeners in 2006 when, instead of spiritual voices and songs of praise, they heard carnal moans and groans and sexually explicit songs. Apparently the station’s new owner was just giving them a wake-up call on his arrival, ft In 2006, a German church group in Nuremburg produced a calendar with a 
modern take on Bible scenes, including Adam and Eve and the dance of Salome. The difference was the models were naked. Despite controversy, further copies have been printed to meet demand.
ft Dr Heba Kotb, a Cairo-bom sex therapist broadcaster and writer across the Muslim world, tells her audience to have and enjoy sex as much as they can, all in accordance with the writings of the Koran. ftThe reverend John McQueen scandalized Edinburgh in the 1600s when he became so obsessed with the gorgeous Mrs Euphame Scott that he stole her undergarments from the washing line and had them made up into a waistcoat and trousers.