Thursday, December 22, 2005


It’s Holy Father Christmas as pope dons traditional hat

`Pope Benedict XVI resembled a clean-shaven Father Christmas when he donned a red velvet hat with white ermine trim to face a winter chill for his weekly general audience. As temperatures hovered around nine degrees celsius (48 degrees fahrenheit) thousands of pilgrims who gathered in the square were treated to the rare sight as the 78-year-old pope arrived for the audience in his popemobile, waving to the crowd.’

He looked like a very, very evil clean-shaven Father Christmas.

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