Huffpost UK Comedy

Pope 'Was Outsourcing Job To China So He Could Spend More Time Watching Cat Videos'

Posted: Updated:

A senior employee at the Vatican has resigned following revelations that he had been outsourcing his job to a worker in China in order to spend more time on Twitter and Reddit.

The Vatican first became suspicious of Pope Benedict XVI's behaviour when its main server showed a series of regular logins from China under the name of 'Benny'.

Senior members of staff then studied the Pope's computer history - and found that an average day for His Holiness looked like this:

9am – Arrive and surf Twitter; join in with hashtag games
10am – Look for funnies on Reddit
11am – Watch cat videos
1pm – Lunch. Browse Ebay; comment on friends' Facebook statuses
2pm – Update LinkedIn profile; watch more cat videos
3pm – Go on Twitter again
4.30pm – End-of-day update email to Vatican management
5pm – Log off

"We were suspicious by just how much he tweeted," said a Vatican source, "but we had no idea he was up to all this."

The Pope is now on garden of Eden leave.


Most Popular Videos

More from the Web

Around the Web

Papal resignation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vatican: Pope not resigning over alleged papers leak -

Pope resigns, saying no longer has strength to fulfill ministry

Pope resigns: live