Are Benedict’s diplomatic skills underestimated?

This is from American Papist, which you should look at everyday! Hilarious doesn’t describe this!

Having proven his diplomatic skills in Turkey, it was time for
Pope Benedict to meet the emissary from planet Vorticon 6.


A tougher inter-galactic nut to crack.


P.S…. It’s a big espresso coffee machine. The one above, not the Dalek.

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  1. Nice BG reference! I’ve actually tucked two sci-fi references into my caption – did you catch them? :)

  2. The 1st one: “The Tabernacle is supposed to be prominent but this is

    The 2nd one: “Danger, Joseph Ratzinger, Danger”

  3. Dcn John says:

    This reminds me of the public “Johns” the mayor of New York set up in the Big Apple. When you gotta go, you gotta go! The only problem was half of them didn’t work and if you didn’t have any quarters, you were out of luck!

  4. Chris says:

    Man, that is one craaaazy looking espresso machine.

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