From the May 2011 magazine.

May 2011: Open mouth; insert tradition ten

Is blasting a particular religion unwelcoming to newcomers?

An early friend of AA, Sister Ignatia established a detox to help suffering alcoholics.


AA is not allied with any denomination, nor is it opposed to any denomination. Yet, I’ve noticed that, in meetings, one particular denomination frequently gets mentioned negatively, masked sometimes in ill-advised humor.

-- Jack L.

Ludwigs Corner, Pennsylvania

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