Posts Tagged ‘humour’

Yes, Popes do have a sense of humour Comments 0

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

What comes to mind when you think of requirements for someone who is to become the pope? A strong prayer life? Wisdom? Leadership skills coming out of their ears? How about a sense of humour? Many popes have had great senses of humour. Read 13 humorous  Papal quotes. Related Posts:Donald Trump has met the new Read more

Pope puts a notice on his door… don’t whinge Comments 0

Monday, July 17th, 2017

“You are forbidden to complain,” reads a notice attached recently to the door of Pope Francis’s apartment in Saint Martha’s House in the Vatican. The notice was reported by “Vatican Insider” and confirmed to ZENIT newspaper by the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke, on July 14, 2017. Read more  and click Read more

British churchgoers want serious sermons not jokes Comments 0

Friday, May 13th, 2016

A poll has found that British churchgoers prefer clergy stick to serious topics in sermons rather than jokes or rambling anecdotes. The poll of 1400 regular churchgoing Christians found that they ranked explanations of the Bible as 27 times as important in a sermon as humour and “practical application” 42 times more highly than personal anecdote. Read more

Santa walks into a bar: “Sorry, we’re claused” Comments 0

Friday, December 20th, 2013

If sarcasm is the lowest form of wit, then punning must have a reputation almost as undesirable. A joke that can be greeted only with a groan or, better still, complete silence, can hardly be a real joke now, can it? Santa walks into a bar and the barman says: Sorry, we’re claused. But punning Read more

The Simpsons not just for the kids Comments 1

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Humour is one of the most effective ways to communicate profound truths about life. The cartoon The Simpsons perfectly proves the point. This longest-running cartoon series on American prime-time network television since 1989 recounts the animated adventures of Homer Simpson and his lower-middle class family who live in the city of Springfield. The father, Homer, Read more

Priest confesses drive-through Confessional, an April Fool’s joke Comments 0

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

The inventor of the drive-through confessional has himself confessed to the idea being an April Fool’s joke. The brain-child of Australian priest, Fr Bob McGuire, he said he was wanting to get with the times. “We’d do it (confession) like the fast food joints, because there’d be a menu, the 7 deadly sins. They’d be numbered.” Read more