This video cassette I found at my grandmas house still makes me laugh so much pic.twitter.com/1c0M9Ag6IV
— Hamish Ridley-Steele (@hamishsteele) February 7, 2018
Do you see what they did, there?...
Pontiff, from pontifex, from pons facere, the Latin for to make a bridge.
[My old Latin teacher, Spiny Norman, would be so proud of me.]
If I thought receiving a sainthood was any indication of merit (as opposed to, in most cases, plain insanity), I could be very miffed.
So, this planet is now graced with two infallible men. But what if they disagree? Answer me that.
BBC: Benedict XVI: 10 things about the Pope's retirement
6. Life in retirement Announcing his resignation, the Pope said he would spend his time praying for the Church. His elder brother, Monsignor Georg Ratzinger, has also said Benedict would be happy to advise his successor, if required. Writing and studying also seems likely to be on the agenda - Benedict had a library of 20,000 books installed in the papal apartments when he was elected in 2005. He also enjoys playing the piano and watching old black-and-white comedies - and he loves cats. At least one, Contessina, is known to live at Mater Ecclesiae.
The Pope ‘loves cats’.
I rest my case.
So, I've finally seen off the Pope. Time to focus all of my attention on Murdoch.
There can be only one winner.
I just checked out His Holiness's Twitter page—keeping an eye on the opposition, and all that—and was frankly astonished to see his choice of logo/wallpaper:
It's a crossed out knob!
Pretty apt, when you think about it.