Thursday, December 22, 2005

Pope goes for a festive look

If I needed another reason to confirm my generally anti-religion viewpoint, this has got to be it!

This scary individual is Pope Benedict XVI appearing at the Vatican wearing a Santa-style hat.

The Pope appeared in St Peter's Square wearing a red cloak and a red velvet hat lined with white fur.

Officials said the hat, known as a camauro, has been part of the papal wardrobe since the 12th century.

It has not been worn in public since the death of John XXIII in 1963 reports The Telegraph.

In my humble opinion this is not a child-friendly Christmas image...


Blogger Lightning said...

He should have worn the Black Peter outfit, more in keeping I would have thought.

Thu Dec 22, 04:55:00 PM GMT  
Blogger Kayfer Kettle said...


And this man will be coming into our homes while we sleep???

K xx

Thu Dec 22, 06:55:00 PM GMT  
Blogger Gavin Corder said...

I sincerely hope not K!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thu Dec 22, 07:00:00 PM GMT  
Blogger IsobelMagsBuchan said...

Now that is scary! What's this with the church trying to muscle in on christmas anyway?

Thu Dec 22, 11:14:00 PM GMT  
Blogger Six Years Late said...

Does the pope shit in the woods

Fri Dec 23, 01:17:00 AM GMT  
Blogger Lucy said...

Happy christmas - can you guess where from?

Fri Dec 23, 04:06:00 AM GMT  
Blogger Gavin Corder said...

Lucy! You appear to be in New Zealand! Merry Christmas down under!

Fri Dec 23, 11:40:00 AM GMT  
Blogger Lucy said...

Spot on!
See you next year :-)

Mon Dec 26, 05:44:00 AM GMT  
Blogger Six Years Late said...

Does the Pope wear a funny hat?

Nope. He hast a vast array of them.

Thu Jan 05, 03:13:00 PM GMT  

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