She Won’t Be Retiring Anytime Soon

If she were the new Pope, I think I’d be okay with it:

(via Rolling Stone)

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  • Pepe

    That was brilliant!

  • Mario Strada

    I could be wrong, but I think there may have been a child Pope at some point. (further research shows that Benedict IX might have been between 12 and 20 YO when elected) I know there were times with more than one Pope in office and times when the Pope was married (or at least lived with a concubine).

    The history of the papacy is indeed fascinating. And history is where it now belongs.

    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/chidy/ chicago dyke

      there have certainly been some youngish popes, and papal offspring as well.

      i agree with the ‘history’ part of your comment. let’s all move on, shall we.

  • Phil

    Lucrezia Borgia was the daughter of Pope Alexander VI, I believe. It was either he or his successor who mandated celibacy for priests.

  • Thalfon

    Is there a version of this not blocked outside the US? Can’t view from Canada.

    • McAtheist

      I can’t find a link either Thaflon, hoping that that the US ‘discovers’ Canada soon so we can share vids. For Mario Strada, talking of popes, check out ‘Pope Joan’ – the female pope

    • TychaBrahe
      • Thalfon

        Thanks much!


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