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Unholy row as Benedict returns to reclaim the papacy in time for Easter

Pope Benedict strode into St Peter’s Square yesterday, fully refreshed after his Lenten sabbatical and announced that he was ready to take the reins of the papacy once more. With a fresh ear piercing, his skull cap set back on his head at a jaunty angle and a giggling nun on each arm, it was clear that the break from the burden of office had taken years off the former pontiff as he vigorously shoved aside pilgrims on his way back to the Vatican.

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Posted: Mar 29th, 2013
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The Sun’s guide to the new pope

The new Pope is a Catholic – just like the old one. He lives in a big house in Rome.

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Posted: Mar 15th, 2013
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Embarrassment as new pope admits, ‘I can’t speak a word of Latin’

‘When you’re young you don’t really think about being pope, so I dropped Latin and did Domestic Science and Woodwork instead.’

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Posted: Mar 14th, 2013
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Black smoke from Sistine Chapel suggests cardinals smoking ‘some really strong shit’

chill-out organ music playing in the backgroundPractised observers of the papal conclave, which got underway in Rome yesterday, have described the first black smoke to emerge from the Sistine Chapel chimney as ‘thick, potent, and smelling suspiciously of weed’.

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Posted: Mar 12th, 2013
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Pret withdraws Virgin Mary crisps over pregnancy fears

Sandwich shop chain Pret a Manger has withdrawn a new ‘Virgin Mary’ brand of crisps following complaints from Catholic groups that they could result in pregnancies

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Posted: Feb 6th, 2013
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