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The “papstbruden” on holiday

posted by David Gibson

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Meredith Gould

posted August 4, 2008 at 9:03 am


No, Goerg, *this* is how you do kitty shiatsu.



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Joseph Hughes

posted August 4, 2008 at 9:16 am


Before and after



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David Gibson

posted August 4, 2008 at 9:55 am


Not a bad start. Free book of the pope’s favorite cat jokes to the winner.



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James Martin, SJ

posted August 4, 2008 at 10:54 am


Ja Georg! Was kann es Schöneres geben? Was kann größer, begeisternder sein, als für die Verbreitung des Wortes des Lebens in der Welt zusammenzuarbeiten, als das lebendige Wasser des Heiligen Geistes zu bringen? Die Freude verkünden und bezeugen: das ist der zentrale Kern eures Auftrags, liebe Diakone, die ihr in wenigen Augenblicken Priester werdet. Der Apostel Paulus nennt die Diener des Evangeliums »Diener der Freude«. Den Christen von Korinth schreibt er in seinem zweiten Brief: »Wir wollen ja nicht Herren über euren Glauben sein, sondern wir sind Helfer zu eurer Freude; denn im Glauben seid ihr fest verwurzelt«. Dies sind programmatische Worte für einen jeden Priester. Um Mitarbeiter an der Freude der anderen zu sein, und das in einer oft traurigen und negativen Welt, muß das Feuer des Evangeliums in euch selbst brennen, muß in euch die Freude des Herrn wohnen. Nur dann könnt ihr Boten dieser Freude sein und sie vervielfältigen, indem ihr sie allen bringt, vor allem denen, die traurig und entmutigt sind.



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David Gibson

posted August 4, 2008 at 11:11 am


Couldn’t have put it better, Heiliger Vater Martin.



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Allen

posted August 5, 2008 at 10:03 am


“So the ring of power has been found…”
“All these long years, it was in the Shire, under my very nose!”
“And yet you did not have the wits to see it! Your love of the halflings’ leaf has clearly slowed your mind.”



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Charles Cosimano

posted August 5, 2008 at 12:07 pm


Ok, this is going to be very obscure, but I can’t resist it so bear with me.
“Und zen I turned der dials on der Radionic box und controllt der minds of der Cardinals und zen zey had no choice but to elect me.”



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jestrfyl

posted August 7, 2008 at 11:26 pm


“And he took the bread and broke it…”
“DE BLOOOD, VEN DO VE GET TO DE BLOOOD!”



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