London - (Papal Bulls**t News): He was dubbed 'God's Rottweiler' in 2003 by Special Branch during a Stop the Whore Coalition campaign excoriating Poodle Brothers George W Bush and Tony Blair.
Today dyslectic sisters at London's Convent of the Immaculate Deception were in raptures, calling Papa Ratzi 'the god's bollox' after being chosen to launder his ecclesiastical undies during the UK trip.
Mother Superior Fannie Castrata and her handmaidens will personally oversee softsoaping of the holy garments, soiled by sacramental unguents and spirit emissions.
Their ablutions are said to mirror the Messiah's Mom who always did the household washing, attending to his smalls without complaint.
"Of course, it'll take plenty of scrubbing by my godly Sister scrubbers to get that freshly whitewashed look," the Abbess explained this afternoon.
"And none of that 'Vanish' oxyaction nonsense when it comes to rubbing out stains on the papal cassock, mozzetta or pallium!
"Any one care for a dog biscuit?"