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Virgin Olive Oil

New Mexico folks are convergin’/ To witness the oil that is surgin’/ From Mary’s bronze figure,/ Which scholars of rigour/ Declare to be Pure Extra Virgin./// New Mexico folks are convergin'To witness the oil that is surgin'From Mary's bronze figure,Which … Continue reading

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Spreading the Word

The church is to rent out its spires/ To boost broadband speeds in the shires,/ And feed, through the steeple/ The souls of the people/ As well as more earthly desires./// The church is to rent out its spiresTo boost … Continue reading

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Confessions of a…

A Catholic box for confession/ Was used in a porno film session/ The church got litigious/ But tho sacrilegious/ It wasn’t a legal transgression./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-40934331 A Catholic box for confessionWas used in a porno film sessionThe church got litigiousBut tho … Continue reading

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Marital Disharmony

  The synod has voted to thwart/ A C of E bishops’ report/ Because it disparages/ Single-sex marriages/ Which many clerics support./// https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2017/17-february/news/uk/synod-rebuff-for-bishops-report-on-sexuality The #synod has voted to thwartA C of E bishops' reportBecause it disparagesSingle-sex marriagesWhich many clerics support.#CofE … Continue reading

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With God On His Side?

A Right-wing American pastor/ Who blames any natural disaster/ On God hating gays/ Saw flood waters raze/ The house of which he was the master./// http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/tony-perkins-lgbt_uk_57b57280e4b003ab6d0b53e3 A Right-wing American pastorWho blames any natural disasterOn God hating gaysSaw flood waters razeThe … Continue reading

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Party Line

A County Down priest is reported/ Last year to have gaily cavorted/ With Nazi regalia/ In wild bacchanalia/ Where coke was apparently snorted./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-35688401 A County Down priest is reportedLast year to have gaily cavortedWith Nazi regaliaIn wild bacchanaliaWhere coke … Continue reading

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Clerical Clampdown

A meeting of primates in Kent/ Agreed that the way to prevent/ A permanent schism/ In Anglicanism/ Is crushing gay-friendly dissent./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35318392 A meeting of primates in Kent Agreed that the way to prevent A permanent schism In Anglicanism Is crushing gay-friendly dissent. #anglican — … Continue reading

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Ex-Benedict

There was an old fellow in Rome/ In a church with a bloody big dome/ Who said that’s enough/ Of this papacy stuff/ I’m going to veg out at home. ///http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/28/us-pope-resignation-obedience-idUSBRE91R0GO20130228 There was an old fellow in Rome/In a church … Continue reading

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Bishops Fingered

The C of E says it’s OK/ For a bishop to come out as gay/ And live with a feller but/ Only if celibate/ (Not getting his end away.)  http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/01/04/uk-religion-gay-idUKBRE9030TX20130104 The C of E says it's OK/For a bishop to … Continue reading

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Bishop’s Finger on the Pulse

4 deans & the Bishop of Buckingham/ Who face issues rather than duckingham/ Say it is OK/ To wed as a gay/ And judge people not by who’s fuckingham. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17796511

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