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 Post subject: Vaticangate latest
PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:35 pm 
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Okay, who started the rumor about the pope and the toilet?

Vatican denies swirling rumors as pope prepares to step down [CNN]

Bonus: Well, golly, just pay the electric bill.

Shadows Accompany Gathering to Pick Pope [Times]

Honorable mention: A commenter at Al Jazeera, coming out foursquare against euthanizing and reprocessing Benedict XVI.
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It is said that horses that can no longer manage their workload are sent out to pasture. Relocation to a grassy field (as opposed to the glue factory) occurs in acknowledgment of a lifetime of dutiful labour. It rewards diligence with comfort and ease: sunshine and plentiful food.

Pope Benedict XVI, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, has decided to put himself out to pasture with the papal equivalent of sun and grass being the light and nourishment provided by prayer in a monastery.


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