observations from the intersection of religion, science, politics, and culture.
Because he wears only authentic glitter. Holy, holy, holy, blessed be the shine.
Catholics... Ugh! Tolerated insanity? Perhaps the religious are missing an essential piece of brain tissue the rest of us use for rational, logical thinking. Seriously, there is absolutely ZERO evidence of any gods. Have you ever seen a god? If you ever do, and mention it, you qualify for a free jacket with many nice straps! Even knowing this, they continue...Whew!
Heh, ...so many have grown so used to this, they don't eve see it.
But it's the POPE! It's all for the greater glory of god. Obviously, being the omniscient, omnipotent creator of the universe isn't enough.