Among Other Things, Pope Francis Loved Dancing the Tango…

“Yes, I do like to dance, actually…”

Perhaps he could be the first Pontiff to cut the mustard on Dancing With The Stars. [Read more...]

The Pope Riding the Bus Photograph…

Trying to blend in…is it working?

…is in need of a soundtrack. Someone suggested 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall. But to me, a pair of tunes instantly came to mind.

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Separated at Birth? Jonathan Pryce and Pope Francis…

Twin brothers? They look like they could be. :)

Sistine Seagull Stages Sit In, Protesting “Cardinals Only” Conclave.

H/T Deacon Greg Kandra

Update! In disgust, Sistine Seagull flys off in a huff after darkness settled over the Eternal City. Our last report is that the angry bird was continuing to protest by joining a group in a Roman pub crawl. [Read more...]

The New Pope Will Be Selected When the Conclave Runs Out of Beer

And you thought the Ghostbusters ride was cool?!

Black smoke means “No Pope (we still have beer).” White smoke means, “We’re outta beer! Habemus Papem!”

Okay, that’s stretching things a bit. However, the cardinals have been blessed with a supply of good beer during the conclave, courtesy of the Monks of Norcia, from San Benedetto, Italy. [Read more...]

Because I Love Bacon…

Sure, I eat it sparingly, but I do enjoy the sounds, smells, and tastes of sizzling bacon. And if you love bacon, and aren’t a naturally annoying person, Christianity is the religion for you!

But don’t be a “boring, generic, Christian.” Life is too short for that. [Read more...]

The Real Reason the Conclave is On March 12th, and not March 11th…UPDATED

What? You thought you could just bring in some folding chairs and tables into the Sistine Chapel, as if it’s just your average parish hall, or something? Please.

CNS PHOTO/L’OSSERVATORE ROMANO

We’re putting a floor in here, people! [Read more...]

Beware People Bearing Cameras and Microphones Asking Your Opinion About “Our New Pope”


You know, when there isn’t one. You may become a pawn of Jimmy Kimmel Live, like these eager folks. [Read more...]

Anyone Care for a Game of “Secular Media Conclave Bingo?”

I hope the pot is well financed, because there will be a ton of winners.

Check out their other card too.

The Media Conclave has been in session since February 16th. It’s amazing they haven’t chosen a Pope for us yet.

H/T The Crescat.

Voting Has Opened in the 2013 About Catholicism Readers’ Choice Awards

And you can even vote for me, kind of. This just in… [Read more...]


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