ST. LOUIS - The head of
the Jesuit order in East Africa explained to other theologians gathered
here last week that a simple gesture had different meanings in different
Back home, said the Rev.
Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator, a man beating his hand against his chest is an
expression of penance. In the U.S., the same gesture would be perceived
as an expression of defiance.
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