I give up!

This’ll give the pope’s fans something to chew on.

Pope Francis Meets Chocolate Statue of Pope Francis

Feb. 06, 2014
Pope Francis, made out of 1.5 tons of cocoa.


My colleague’s question is probably the only one that needs to be answered: “Is the center gooey or hollow?” All that this, ahem, tribute is missing, is the rock candy ferula.

Of course, in all seriousness–oh, who am I kidding? This is adorable! But it does raise a prickly theological conundrum, if there’s any weight behind the old French saying that “Whoever eats the pope, dies.

About The Codgitator (a cadgertator)

Catholic convert. Quasi-Zorbatic. Freelance interpreter, translator, and web marketer. Former ESL teacher in Taiwan (2003-2012) and former public high school teacher (2012-2014). Married father of three. Multilingual, would-be scholar, and fairly consistent fitness monkey. My research interests include: the interface of religion and science, the history and philosophy of science and technology, ancient and medieval philosophy, and cognitive neuroscience. Please pray for me.
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3 Responses to I give up!

  1. Tony Jokin says:

    Well, he did say this when he was elected and some people made statues of him


    So I hope he acted the same way after seeing this ……… at least for consistency sake….

  2. c matt says:

    I have to wonder if the Pope and other persons of note ever think to themselves “ok…yeah…great.. thanks” when these rather odd tributes are presented to them.

  3. Bertha says:

    A true Habs fan never gives up. Sometimes they do have to hide their teamwear in the closet thg2oh.&#8u21;Hey!! LOL Actually, I’m still relishing the Als winning their second consecutive Grey Cup. They have to win a third one next year to make up for the Als losing three consecutive Grey Cup finals to the Eskimos back in the fifties. The biggest disappointment in my early life.

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