"Being bad feels pretty good, huh?"
Rick Celis' Harley and Joker illustrations insert the infamous duo into famous pop-culture images.Read More
Pope Francis Calls The Gendered Pay Gap A “Pure Scandal,” Wants Men To Stop Blaming Feminists For Everything
During the Pope's general audience remarks yesterday in a speech on the importance of marriage in society, he spoke up in favor of equal pay for women, asking the massive crowd to consider "the Christian seed of radical equality between men and women."Read More
Mars needs Messiahs.
You know all those really inspiring parts of the bible that talk about how Jesus loves the little aliens? No? Right, that's because they don't exist. But if Pope Francis has anything to say about it, any interested members of an unknown intelligent race of galaxy-traversing beings in search of a new religion are 100% welcome in the Catholic Church.Read More
That's got to be a fetish somewhere.
The Pope must go on some kind of autopilot when he's blessing stuff, right? After all, there are so many people trying to get his blessing that it's gotta be draining. So when Francis saw a green parrot at his general audience on Wednesday, of course he was gonna bless it, too. And in doing so, he set up the best headline we've heard all week.Read More
And lo, it was the most holy of all the selfies.
Is it possible for an entire religion to jump the shark? I ask because on Wednesday the Pope posed with some very excited-looking young people (especially in comparison to the Pope) for a selfie that was then posted to Twitter. Yup. That happened.Read More
Yesterday, as the news of the Catholic Church electing their new pope, Pope Francis, was announced, a lot of people were probably wondering what the whole process of electing a pope would look like as a video game. Okay, probably not a lot of people, but at least one person thought that because they made this video that looks at the process as if it were a first-person
shooter blesser. We give you Pope Quest: The Legend of Francis!
The Holy Smoke Monster has spoken! Rather, the white smoke issuing from the Sistine Chapel announced that a new Pope has been chosen. But more importantly, the Bishop of Rome and successor of Saint Peter has returned to Twitter -- the modern-day proverbial mountain from which all things are shouted. And shout Pope Francis I does, with ALL CAPS, in tweet #1.Read More
Benedict XVI, as we all know, is stepping down from the office of the Pope after nearly 600 years of no one doing that. But even more stunning -- brace yourself, Internet users! -- is the fact that the Pope is going to disconnect completely by not tweeting anymore. That's right, @pontifex will be shut down. But will anyone pick up the papal micro-blogging slack?Read More
This year’s annual message from the Pope for the Church’s World Day of Social Communications shows a surprisingly warm attitude towards social media, though the Pope warns against “enclosing oneself in a sort of parallel existence, or excessive exposure to the virtual world.” Pope Benedict XVI: In the digital world, transmitting information increasingly means making […]Read More