Broken Papal Staff Fixed with Tape During Sarajevo Mass

Broken Papal Staff Fixed with Tape During Sarajevo Mass June 10, 2015

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Photo Source: Flickr Creative Commons by Republic of Korea https://www.flickr.com/photos/koreanet/

When the Papal Staff breaks at the last minute before a really big mass in Sarajevo, what’s Pope Francis to do?

Whip out the tape!


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3 responses to “Broken Papal Staff Fixed with Tape During Sarajevo Mass”

  1. I remember reading about this incident on Vatican Insider. They report that Monsignor Guido made every effort to find a replacement but being that he could not, he was the one who came up with the idea of taping the staff together.

    The one thing that was sad was noting that on certain websites, some commented that, “since the staff was broken and taped, it was unbecoming and therefore proves that Pope Francis is not the true Pope.”

    Why anyone spends their time spreading such lies is beyond me.