Pope Resigns

PICTURE: A Guide To The Vatican's Coloured Smoke

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Comedy

The papal conclave are currently meeting to decide who will be the next Pope. But what exactly does the coloured smoke coming from the Vatican signify...

LOOK: Pick Your Pope With Our Handy 'Pontifficator'!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Forget the papal conclave - who would be YOUR choice for Pope? Find out with our handy interactive guide flowchart... (Made for HuffPost UK Com...

Cardinals To Begin New Pope Deliberations Next Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK

The secret deliberations and voting to elect a new Pope are to begin next Tuesday, the Vatican has announced. Last week, Pope Benedict became the f...

WATCH: How The New Pope Is Chosen - A Handy Video Guide

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Comedy

What really happens in the papal conclave? What rituals must the new Pope go through? All is revealed in our handy video guide above! (Created for ...

Funny Tweets Of The Week (AAA Battery Jokes Not Included)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK Comedy

It's been another bumper week of Exciting Events and, therefore, a bumper week for Twitter funnies. In showbiz news, the Oscars took place, the cur...

New Catholic Church Scandal: Thousands Of Priests Found Trapped In Closet

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK Comedy

The Catholic Church has been engulfed in a new scandal following the discovery of thousands of priests trapped in a closet. The closet was found as...

Pope Benedict XVI's Resignation Linked To Probe Into ‘Vatican Gay Officials'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK

Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to resign was reportedly influenced by the discovery of a gay “network” in the Vatican that led to some clergymen b...

LOOK: It's Pope Top Trumps!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Comedy

Who's in the running to be the next Pope - and who's most likely to be chosen? Find out about the various strengths and weaknesses of the various card...

Pope Was 'Nearly Blind In One Eye' And Had Been 'Falling Out Of Bed'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK

The Pope had become nearly blind in one eye and had been falling out of bed 'several times' whilst on foreign trips, making him very tired for his pap...

The Men Who Would Be Pope..

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK

The top Catholic theologians in line for the Papacy come from diverse countries, backgrounds and many have courted controversyy over some more entrenc...

Anti-Gay Laws Mean No Sex Abuse In Africa, Says Pope Contender

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK

The Cardinal heralded as the man who could be the first black Pope has said sex abuse could not happen in Africa, on the same scale as Europe, because...

Funny Tweets Of The Week: The Pope, Russian Meteor And More

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Comedy

We think Michael Moran said it best when he tweeted: Yes, indeed. PLUS it was Pancake Day. We rounded up some of our favourite Pope funnies ...

'I Have Felt, Almost Physically, The Strength Of Your Prayers'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

In his first public appearance since announcing his resignation, Pope Benedict XVI said he had felt "almost physically" strengthened by the love and p...

WATCH: God's Official Statement On Pope Resignation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Comedy

A tip of the mitre to comedian, animator and all-round clever chap Howard Read for this brilliant cartoon that he's produced following the news that t...

God's Not Happy

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI came like "a bolt from the blue", according to the dean of the College of Cardinals, Angelo Sodano. And it was...

LOOK: Pope Benedict XVI's Funniest Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Comedy

We realise that the words "Pope Benedict XVI" don't usually inspire paroxysms of laughter. But stick with us here. Because His Holiness - who of co...

Pope Resigns: See The Latest Odds On Who Will Succeed Him

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Comedy

Bookies on behalf of Huffington Post UK Comedy: David Schneider and David Beresford (hat-tip: @IanReynolds77). More TOPICALOLs: Pope 'W...

From Hitler Youth To 'Vatileaks', 7 Controversies To Hit Benedict's Papacy

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Pope Benedict XVI's eight years as head of the Catholic Church have been exhausting ones, with the pontiff citing in his resignation statement that hi...

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

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Comedy

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 t...

Pope Benedict XVI To Resign 'For Health Reasons'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Pope Benedict XVI is to resign at the end of this month, the Vatican has confirmed, stating that his ailing health means he can no longer meet the cha...