A father of five, devoted husband and faithful Catholic, Gennaro currently has 18 tattoos, 14 of which directly link to his faith. . . .
He admits that tattooing is not for everyone but does provide an opportunity for those interested to “become a billboard for Christ.”
The article, “Religious tattoos create ‘billboards for Christ,’” published in The Catholic Register, is littered with value judgements. It seems that to tattoo or not to tattoo presents a moral/religious dilemma:
While getting a tattoo may not be considered the holiest practice, it shouldn’t always be perceived as devilish.
Shawn Legrow, owner of Sakred Skinz Tattoo Studio in Bolton, Ontario,
is morally committed to only tattooing images which have a deep rooted symbolic meaning and has often talked younger people out of getting “bad tattoos” — those selected solely because they look cool.
Everything you ever wanted to know about religious tattoos can be found on religioustattoos.net, a website devoted to Judeo-Christian body art, and of course, http://www.religioustattoos.net/ has a “Donate” button, where Gennaro begs for dollars to help him perpetuate his religious nonsense. I’d rather donate my money to SavetheMosquito.net, which doesn’t exist, but “There’s Probably No God” either.