Trust But Verify

A handout photo made available by Vatican Media shows faithful paying their respects to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) whose body lies in state in the Saint Peter’s Basilica for public viewing, Vatican City, on January 2, 2023. EPA-EFE/Vatican Media Handout

I would keep an eye on that, too. Holding a wooden stake.

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4 Responses to Trust But Verify

  1. The ceremonial guard standing there with the big pike could take him out ‘Walking Dead’ style, just in case…

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  2. Richard says:

    Who cares about Pope Emeritus Benedict the XVI. Not me. And pardon my rusty latin, but i thought XVI means 16. Does that mean that there were 15 other Benedicts running around kissing ass and abusing the people? I am not a christian, but maybe Martin Luther had a point.

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  3. pagan in repose says:

    The pope is dead? I hadn’t heard that.

    I’ve been through 8 popes so far in my lifetime.

    I had to look that up. I haven’t been keeping track. As my nom de plume would indicate.

    I sure am glad I took that summer school typing class way back, way way back, in my high school freshman year. So long ago it echos when I say it echos when I say it.

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