Adepto vestri simul stercore
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
a funny thing happened on the way to the vatican...
Now that Benny Ratzinger is getting forced off the papal throne because he was an indispensable cog in a sex abuse conspiracy, we're all wondering who his successor will be.
I don't care who it is, as long as he takes the name Hilarius II.
It's been 598 since a pope abdicated, but it's been 1,545 years since we had a
, and it's about time.
Our thanks to
(with a rubber hose) for providing this perfect papal priceless factoid.
Illustration: Woodcut from the Nuremberg Chronicle, 1493.
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