Then Father Benedict's stern voice rang out in anger. "Who was it converted this pig?".Brother Paul stepped forward. "I did it, Father"."You are a fool", said the Abbot."A fool? I thought you would be pleased, Father"."You are a fool,", Father Benedict repeated. "We can't slaughter this pig. This pig is Christian.""There is more rejoicing in heaven - " Brother Paul began to quote."Hush!", said the Abbot. "There are plenty of Christians. This year there's a great shortage of pigs."
[John Steinbeck, Saint Katy the Virgin, in Hitchcock and Bradbury Fistfight in Heaven (McSweeney's 45)]