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Picking a Pope

So the Cardinals are conclaving in Rome. Not sure "conclaving" is a word, but it suits my purpose. In other words they're gathering to choose a new Pope. And Canada even has a papal candidate, eh?

The Catholic Church is beset by problems. It really needs an image update. Wouldn't that be a great reality show? I can see it now "Papal Makeover". Although I'm not sure anything can bring the image of the church into modern day. But with such story lines as sexual abuse and a men-only hierarchy it might be an interesting show to watch.

Hey it seemed to work for Dan Brown and Angels and Demons. And it seems to be working for some editorial cartoonists...




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Cheryl said…
Queer Eye for the Patriarchal Pedophiles?
nonamedufus said…
Love it! That would do it for me. But would anyone watch?
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Boom Boom Larew said…
Bwahaha! Perfect, Cheryl!
Boom Boom Larew said…
Papal Makeover? Just watched a bit on the news about the people who are responsible for those papal vestments... lots of glitz there! (I could go for some of those red shoes... probably not as comfortable as my Birkenstocks, though.)
P.J. said…
I wanted to run, but they said something about not going through confirmation would probably lock me out. Apparently first communion wasn't enough. Oh well.
nonamedufus said…
Men wearing red shoes? No wonder there's a problem among priests. Hey sailor!
nonamedufus said…
Oh, you're bringing back memories, P.J.
KZ said…
The whole idea of cardinals casting votes to elect a new pope seems like a strange process to me. Isn't the pope supposed to be infallible or something? The cardinals should just duke it out in a battle royale. That would be a much tidier process, if you ask me.
nonamedufus said…
Yeah, like extreme cage fighting or something, eh?

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