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Pope John Paul II Will Be Named a Saint
Pope John Paul II, who headed the Catholic Church from 1978 through his death in 2005, will soon officially become a saint.
The sainthood was expected for the widely beloved pope, for whom thousands of Catholics chanted "Santo subito" ("Sainthood now”)…
SNL Offers the Pope a Retirement Plan
Saturday Night Live doesn't often tackle religion, but when it rains, it pours! You may have already seen the instantly viral 'Djesus Uncrossed,' but have you seen the fake advertisement for a service that assists Popes with their retirement plans? It manages to combine relevant comed…
The Funniest Papal Wardrobe Malfunctions
All those robes seem mighty grand, until a gentle breeze starts a-blowin'. We wouldn't be surprised if it was the wind that led to Pope Benedict XVI's abdication. Robes flying everywhere. Hats soaring off. It's not easy being pope.
8 Things the Pope Can Do Now That He’s Retired
Retirement can be a strange transition. What to do with the sudden influx of free time? Most people use the time to travel, to jump more fully into their hobbies and passions, or perhaps to start new careers they’ve always been curious about but never had the guts or the freedom to try.
Pope Benedict…
The Funniest Twitter Reactions to the Pope’s Resignation
The news of Pope Benedict's resignation has got us feeling like it's 1415 all over again. HEY-O! Seriously, this is the first time a Pope has stepped down it nearly 600 years, so it's pretty big news. We all know what that means -- time for jokesters to trot out their bits on Twitter.…