this rather funny and informative video (initially seen here) describes not only how to become pope, but also subtly highlights the need for institutional reform in the roman catholic church.
or you could just download the ordain thyself app.
as the world watches and waits for the current cardinals to elect a new pope to fill the seat and snazzy red shoes left vacant yesterday by pope benedict XVI, one has to wonder at what point will the church admit the need for a purging and reform of the internal politicking and corruption plagued by a type of nepotism, allegations of blackmail and scandal.
here’s an idea :: the vatican can follow the words of jesus :: ‘sell all your possessions and give it to the poor’
perhaps protestant churches could do the same…
what do you think?