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Samuel Hieronymous Grimm

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My ongoing concern for the head of the Roman Catholic church [Feb. 25th, 2005|10:36 am]
Samuel Hieronymous Grimm
[mood |sleepysleepy]
[music |heater bubbling. Billericay Dickie in my head.]

The bloke from the Vatican was saying on the radio this morning "...of course, if His Holiness becomes very ill...". What do you mean, "very ill"?!? The man's practically dead. I know they're all into some weird KGB-style cover-up denial thing but it's getting a bit silly now really.

I have an Ian Dury craving but am at work. Bah.

[User Picture]From: elettaria
2005-02-25 11:56 am (UTC)
As opposed to when Arafat was dying and people kept saying he was dead before he actually was, which led to all sorts of dramas and accusations of poisonings and a cover-up and so on?
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[User Picture]From: kitmarlowe
2005-02-25 12:00 pm (UTC)
Hello! Yeah, it's kind of the other way round, they're pretending he's just a bit under the weather when he's blatantly at death's door. But then, I love a good conspiracy theory :)
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[User Picture]From: elettaria
2005-02-28 10:58 am (UTC)
"It's not dead. It's just resting."

(Though I've yet to hear of any religious leader being described as having "beautiful plumage".)
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[User Picture]From: like_achilles
2005-02-25 05:20 pm (UTC)
oh god, yes, I wish Popes could resign. It's painful to watch, and I'm not even a believer.
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