New Zealand Pastafarian Takes Citizenship Oath with Colander on Head

Everyone congratulate Björn Oback on his New Zealand citizenship.

During his ceremony today, he became the first person to swear his oath with a colander on his head and his hand on a newly published Pastafarian holy book.


Thomas Manch of has the story:

Björn Oback had the customary blue colander strapped to his head, and “Map of Treasures” in his hand at a citizenship ceremony held at Hamilton Gardens on Friday.

A member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, he is the first to swear an oath of affirmation on the church’s official holy text — the first edition printed this week for the occasion.

Now that’s how you become a citizen.

It’s also not the first time the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster has made its presence known in the nation. Just last year, we also saw the first-ever Pastafarian wedding.

I hope Oback had a nice Ramen dinner to celebrate.

(Thanks to Dave for the link)

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