Religion discovers U2

Religion discovers U2

There are 2 comments on the story from Oct 6, 2009, titled Religion discovers U2. In it, reports that:

U2's spiritual leanings go back to the band's origins, when the bandmates were members of a charismatic Christian youth group as teenagers in Ireland ...

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Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Oct 6, 2009
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"... Other songs refer specifically to Jesus, God and the failures of the church. Garrett said writers from rock magazines to blogs have noted the importance of spirituality as a main driver of U2ís music. The rejection of organized religion is reflected in many young Americans, which in polling have described themselves as not religious, but definitely spiritual.

"Churches have used that to draw in people.

"The Episcopal Church has created a service called a U2charist, in which the bandís music is featured and offerings are taken to be given to eradicating poverty and disease. Other churches have adopted the service."
Talking Jabber

Watford, UK

#2 Oct 7, 2009
What a load of Episcopal b0ll0x

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