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Stars out in force at this year’s Vatican Awards

and the award for best ecumenical matter goes to....As always, it was the dresses that caused the biggest sensation.

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Posted: Feb 17th, 2014
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Pope planning ‘massive’ leaving do

God still asleep, not comingPlans are said to be well underway at the Vatican to mark the departure today of Pope Benedict XVI with what Cardinals are excitedly describing as ‘an almighty piss-up’.

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Posted: Feb 10th, 2014
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Popes agree to appear in 50th Anniversary episode of Dr Who

A feature-length film to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic British sci-fi show, Dr Who, is due to star not one but two Popes.

Traditionally Popes sign an exclusivity deal when appearing in any syndicated show but the Vatican has made an exception for this landmark event.

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Posted: May 3rd, 2013
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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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Historic Papal meeting revealed location of stop tap

Vaticanologists were left disappointed today when further details of the historic meeting between the Pope and his predecessor were revealed as being somewhat mundane questions regarding Vatican housekeeping.

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Posted: Mar 25th, 2013
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