Friday, March 28, 2014

CAPTION THIS: When Pope Met Prez

Obama: "Your Holiness, uh, I think that when all's said and done, uhhh, you'll see things my way. It's the right thing to do."
Francis: "I intend no disrespect, Mr. President, but to qualify for Sainthood, you have to be Catholic — and dead!"
(Full story here. Picture c/o: Vatican Radio English)
Thanks to everyone who contributed to our last caption contest! This one was really difficult to judge (stop being so talented, dammit — just stop it), but in the end, we had to pick a winner...

Congratulations to Matthew Pecorino, representin' our loyal Trads:
Pope Francis: "Now sing after me, 'And He will raise you up on Eagles' Wings...'" 
Little Pope: "NOOOOO! Introibo ad altare Dei!" 
Pope Francis: "Oh, you young people and your fashions."
Honourable mention to Tommy (a.k.a. Tsunami), for this brilliant bit of Papist nomenclature nerdery:
"It's okay, little one, it's okay - sure, only one of us can be me, but I can make you a Cardinal in pectore, no problem."
Excellent submissions, all! This contest should be a good one — I mean, if you can't think of any material for both the Pope and the President, just get out now — so please, leave your captions in the comments below!

10 comments:

  1. Pope Francis (thinking): Urge to kill getting stronger.

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  2. One more:

    Obama: "All these things I will give you if you bow down and worship me."

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  3. Obama: So what do you say? Change all Scriptural and dogmatic references to "Messiah" and "Redeemer" to "Obama"?

    Pope Francis: *chuckles* Good one.

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  4. O: I'm not saying it was an immaculate conception, but it was pretty darn close!
    F: (stares blankly into space with a dead smile on his face)

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  5. "Lent is truly a penitential season, even for the Holy Father."

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  6. Obama: "You know many called me the Messiah.."
    Pope: ::silence::....."Oh, sorry, I think I just threw up in my mouth a little bit."

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  7. 'So you're saying, if they like their form of the Roman Rite, they'll be able to keep their form of the Roman Rite?'

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  8. My name is Sue. How do you do.March 28, 2014 at 11:42 PM

    "That miracle about the loaves and fishes is cool and all, but we've now got 6 million signing up on healthcare.gov!"

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  9. 'By the way, Your Holiness... How many divisions *do* you have? I'm asking for a friend.'

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  10. "You guys have what, six Supreme Court justices now? Plus Biden? Plus Pelosi? Doin' great!"

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