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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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Huge latex prayer dome to be erected in honour of departing Pope

fears that contractors may pull out earlyThe Vatican has announced that a huge latex prayer dome is to be erected in St Peter’s Square in honour of Pope Benedict XVI. It is expected to be the first of many throughout the world, and will offer millions of ordinary Catholics unmatched protection from the elements.

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Posted: Mar 2nd, 2013
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God vows to stay awake during by election ‘to stop Lib Dems winning’

After admitting ‘snoozing’ during periods of the recently ended papacy, the Lord has emphasised in a surprising interview with Channel 4 News that he’ll be on black coffees for the next twenty four hours ‘to keep the Lib Dems out at Eastleigh’.

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Posted: Feb 28th, 2013
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