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Stricter Saint regulations as Pilgrim " blunders" uncovered.

Funny story: Stricter Saint regulations as Pilgrim " blunders" uncovered.

Several incidents involving dubious relics have led to the setting up of "Ofrelic" by the Vatican. Recently a pilgrim who had queued for hours at the "Well of St. Patella" to cure knee ligament problems was fitted with a cheap ginger wig and sent...

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Pope commissions "Saint Finding Drones"

Funny story: Pope commissions "Saint Finding Drones"

One of the Popes has commissioned spotter drones with "Saint scanners" in their warhead compartments. One of their first tasks will be to gain Divine evidence for the fast track Canonisation of Nelson Mandela. "This would be a real coup", a resear...

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Distinctly canine look about 'St Peter's Bones'

Funny story: Distinctly canine look about 'St Peter's Bones'

Rome - A bunch of Himalayan long-tailed mastiff bones, thought to hail from the 4th century AD (Anno Doggii), have drawn huge crowds at St Peter's Square in Vatican City after the Pope proclaimed them official remains of the Catlick Church's founder.

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The number of Jesus's foreskin relics explained

Funny story: The number of Jesus's foreskin relics explained

Pope Benedict has made a decision to explain the eighteen different holy relics all claiming to be the one true foreskin of Jesus Christ superstar. "Holy relics are an important part of the Catholic church," said Archdeacon Dean Conarch. "There ar...

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British Museum - Treasures Of Heaven

Funny story: British Museum - Treasures Of Heaven

Subtitle: saints, relics and devotion in medieval Europe. The stars of this exhibition are beautifully-crafted reliquaries that demonstrate the effort, skill and expenditure that went into housing the purported bits of saints' bodies for the faithful to visit. Historian Ken Lucid went along for a look... What is it with the BM, eh? Last time out it was The Book of the Dead, all about ancien...

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