Tag Archives: religion

The Last Trump*

God moves in mysterious ways,/ But if as Ms Sanders portrays,/ He backed the great chump,/ Beware the Last Trump/ That heralds the end of all days./// *Def from Collins: the final trumpet call that according to the belief of some … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Injunction*

A judge in the Netherlands said/ A colander worn on the head/ To worship spaghetti/ Is silly and petty -/ The Lord’s not in pasta, but bread!/// *headline nicked from the Guardian As I’m sure you’ve all clocked, the last … Continue reading

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Bojo’s Fashion Tips

Though dog-whistle Boris now rails/ Against public wearing of veils/ By some Muslim women,/ From what we’ve seen him in,/ I’d focus on fashion for males./// Though dog-whistle Boris now rails Against public wearing of veilsBy some Muslim women,From what … Continue reading

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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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Bad Habits

Some trainee priests out for a beer/ Were told “You’re not coming in here/ No vicars & slags/ Or fancy dress stags,/ However authentic your gear!”/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-40792962 Some trainee priests out for a beerWere told You're not coming in hereNo … Continue reading

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Tim Nice-but-prim?

The Liberal Democrat chief/ Declares his religious belief/ Conflicts with the role;/ It soured last week’s poll/ And led to his coming to grief./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40281300 The Liberal Democrat chiefDeclares his religious beliefConflicts with the role;It soured last week's pollAnd led … Continue reading

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Storm in an Eggcup

A Cadbury Easter egg hunt/ Allegedly caused an affront/ By downplaying Easter/ Which May said displeased ‘er,/ Exploiting a populist stunt./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39487307 A Cadburys Easter egg huntAllegedly caused an affrontBy downplaying EasterWhich May said displeased 'er,Exploiting a populist stunt. — … 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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