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Friday, December 23, 2005

Playing Dress-Up at the Vatican

A few days old, but still Christmasy enough to post this question: did anyone else find it odd to see the pope dressed up as Santa Claus? In case you missed it:



He is reported to favour medieval-style red slippers over more practical shoes while padding around his Vatican apartments.

Fashion-watchers have also reported spotting the pope wearing Gucci sunglasses and Prada shoes in recent months.

Coincidentally, just to the right of the picture, the BBC has a link to a story on "Gay Clergy."