Epic Denial

Climate Skeptics

Artist — Adam Zyglis

In other notable events, if anyone could convert aliens from an other world to Christianity, I think Pope Francis would have the best shot.

Speaking on Monday during the homily at his daily morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta inside Vatican City where he lives, he told his mostly clerical audience that they should keep an open mind to anyone—or anything—seeking God.

“If—for example—tomorrow an expedition of Martians came, and some of them came to us, here… Martians, right? Green, with that long nose and big ears, just like children paint them… And one says, ‘But I want to be baptized!’ What would happen?” he asked parishioners. “When the Lord shows us the way, who are we to say, ‘No, Lord, it is not prudent! No, let’s do it this way…’”

Godspeed, your Holiness.

*Apologies for the later-than-usual postings these past few weeks, I’ve been filling in for a co-worker who’s been on vacation.

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  • muselet

    Don’t apologize. The anticipation has made your posts that much more delicious.

    –alopecia

    • mrbrink

      You ol’ smoothie, you. The epitome of class and tact. Always.