God, the Supreme Being and Creator Of All Mankind, has responded to a challenge thrown down by the out-of-control Zimbabwe dictator Dr Robert Mugabe.
Yesterday, Dr Mugabe reacted angrily to criticism from the international community by saying "only God" could stop him.
Speaking from Mt Sinai this evening, God told a crowd that Mugabe should be "smote from this Earth" and that his loud shirts should be "smote with him".
The Holy Father then spat out a couple of lightning rods, and turned day into night, before breaking up the meeting with a flood.
In a further development at midnight, God appeared along with the Queen, Nelson Mandela and pop diva Amy Winehouse on the balcony at Buckingham Palace, to perform a banstorming rendition of We Shall Overcome.
Then he unleashed a plague of locusts.