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Can you bear it?

A priest dies and, dressed in his best vestments, waits in line at the Pearly Gates. Immediately in front of him is a chap dressed in sunglasses, a loud shirt, leather jacket, and jeans. Saint Peter says to him, ‘Who are you, so that I may know whether or not to admit you to the […]

Benedict’s Resignation Speech in full

VIS 11/02/2013 “I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance for the life of the Church. After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are […]

Can You Bear It

Jack and Jill go to the zoo, and are at the bear enclosure. Jack is amazed by what he sees. “That’s a pretty strange animal”, says Jack. “Why is that?” asks Jill. “Because it lays eggs,” replies Bill. “How do know that?” says Jill. J ack replies, “Because that sign says ‘Himalayan Bear’” A priest […]